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The Complutense University and BRUKER collaborate to boost research and training in microbial identification by mass spectrometry

July 4th, 2014

UCM-BRUKER_firma_01.jpgThe summer course Advanced technologies applied to food quality and safety ends today with the signing of a framework agreement for collaboration between Bruker Daltonik company, world leader in mass spectrometry, and the Complutense University of Madrid. This cooperation was founded after the acquisition of a MALDI-TOF/TOF in Equipment Acquisition and Scientific-Technical Infrastructure Adequacy Call of Moncloa Campus of International Excellence, located in the VISAVET Centre.


UCM-BRUKER_firma_03.jpgThe new equipment has Biotyper and Image platforms that have revolutionized microbial identification and allows the establishment of a new analysis service will be complemented by the creation of a training programme in mass spectrometry for identification, classification and antimicrobial susceptibility of microorganisms analysis of microorganisms.


They attended the signing Markus Kostrzewa, Vice President Clinical R&D Mass Spectrometry of Bruker Daltonik and Alberto Sánchez, Product Line Manager of Bruker Spain, and by the UCM, Andres Arias, Vice Rector for Institutional Relations and International, Joaquín Goyache, Vice Rector for Postgraduate and Continuing Education, Lucas Domínguez, Director of VISAVET Centre and Marta Pérez-Sancho, Head of new VISAVET-BRUKER unit of UCM.

VISAVET-BRUKER Mass Spectrometry Unit

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VISAVET Health Surveillance Centre
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Mass on Campus against microorganisms