The Institute is recognized internationally as one of the premier centers for cutting-edge research and advanced training in analytical chemistry for biomedical applications. The Barnett Institute’s close ties to the Boston medical community and industry, along with its active program of licensing technology, provides for many “real life” applications of research advances which have led to more than 975 published papers and 70 patents.


The Barnett Institute is a center of excellence in the development and application of technologies for proteomics and systems biology, with missions to:

  • Develop and apply new technologies for basic and clinical biological research
  • Develop and apply new technologies for characterization of protein therapeutics
  • Train students and visiting scientists for academic, industrial, and medical leadership
  • Collaborate actively with the medical, regulatory, and industrial communities