Yearly Archives: 2014

Proteomic’s Core Survey results

Hi: Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey of the Genome Center’s service cores.  The survey is now closed. The results for all respondents can be viewed at https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-3VNDC8QV/, password: core results. The results for just UCD faculty

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ABRF Proteome Informatics Study Launched today!

Don’t miss this one, it’s worth it! iPRG 2015 study

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Positions Avaliable

The Proteomics core will have several positions available soon, both BS/MS and Ph D. level.  I will post more information when I have it, but in the meantime if working in a fast paced core facility environment on lots of

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First LLNL-UC Davis Data Science workshop

For those of you that are interested (and why wouldn’t you be right? )  It looks like tomorrows LLNL-UC Davis Data Science workshop is going to be a good one. Data Science is half the battle (some would say more

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This is why you do not let artificially smelly people stand next to the Q-Exactive

The Q-exactives seem to be much more sensitive to environmental contaminants than our pervious instruments (LTQ’s and LTQ-FT’s). Here is an example of two BSA QC’s run back to back .The only difference is that for one of them a

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Mass Spec Only Rates at the proteomics core

So we all want to save money and speed up turn-around time. A good way to do that is select our mass spec only rates. These are considerably cheaper than our other rates. By a lot! So why would you

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GPM Tip of the Day

Ron Beavis recently reminded me that the the GPM has several very useful graphs that are automatically created when you search your data using theGPM The Graph below plots the fraction of identified spectra (Green) plotted against the predicted retention time in

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We can charge you more if you want!

True story, had a potential customer tell us that they did not want to send us samples because our turn around time was too good and are charges were reasonable. When asked why, they said they were trying to justify purchasing their own

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Scaffold FDR Calculations

Ever wonder why Scaffold calculates the FDR’s the way it does? Here is a good primer on how FDR’s are calculated Scaffold Calculates FDR’s a bit differently Here is the inside scoop From Brian Searl from proteome software “When you calculate

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Minor Updates

We updated our FAQ’s on Co-authorship and number of replicates needed . Please leave comments if you have any. We like to read them Also updated the Proteomics Profiling Page to add info about our data independent analysis

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