Multi-omics Mass Spectrometry Core

The Multi-omics Mass Spectrometry Core (MMSC) at the USC Mann School serves the scientific research community at USC as well as external collaborators. Our Core is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments for imaging mass spectrometry (IMS), high-throughput screening, and quantitative metabolomic and proteomics. 

Our Core is dedicated to actively collaborating with internal and external research groups in providing comprehensive service in MALDI imaging and high-throughput screening of small molecules, peptides, and proteins using mass spectrometry.


The USC Mann Multi-Omics Mass Spectrometry Core (MS Core) provides a variety of services. To schedule for services, please complete the request form.


The MS Core offers:

  • Bruker Rapiflex MALDI Tissuetyper
  • HTX M5 Matrix sprayer – HTX imaging
  • Thermo Fisher Q-Exactive Orbitrap equipped with a nano-LC system (LC/MS/MS)
  • Sciex QTRAP 6500+ equipped with Agilent 1290 Infinity II HPLC
  • Sciex QTRAP 5500 equipped with Agilent 1290 Infinity II HPLC