Chemical Sciences: A Manual for CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test for Lectureship and JRF/American Society for Mass Spectrometry

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The American Society for Mass Spectrometry is a professional association based in the United States that supports the scientific field of mass spectrometry. As of 2007, the society had approximately 7000 members primarily from the US, but also from around the world. The society holds a large annual meeting, typically in late May or early June as well as other topical conferences and workshops. The society publishes the Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry.


  • Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry
  • Measuring Mass: From Positive Rays to Proteins by Editor, Michael A Grayson ISBN 978-0941901314
  • "Classic" books on mass spectrometry


Annual Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics[edit]

Conferences have been held yearly since 1953.

  • 40th, Washington, DC, May 31 - June 5, 1992
  • 45th, Palm Springs, California, June 1 - 5, 1997
  • 50th, Orlando, Florida
  • 52nd, Nashville, Tennessee, May 23 - 27
  • 55th, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 3 - 7, 2007
  • 56th, Denver, Colorado, June 1 – 5, 2008
  • 57th, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 31 - June 4, 2009
  • 58th, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 23 - 27, 2010
  • 59th, Denver, Colorado, :June 5 - 9, 2011
  • 60th, Vancouver, BC, May 19 - 24, 2012

Fall Workshop[edit]

Held at various locations.

Asilomar Conference[edit]

Held at Asilomar State Beach in California.

Sanibel Conference[edit]

Typically held on Sanibel Island, Florida.