Theme Member
Dr Marten F. Snel

Marten Snel heads the SAHMRI Mass Spectrometry Core Facility. He has been active in the field of mass spectrometry (MS) for over 20 years. He completed a PhD focused on the MS analysis of synthetic polymers at Edinburgh University in 1999. He then worked for Waters Corporation, a manufacturer of analytical instrumentation for nine years in both a commercial and scientific capacity. He has a broad range of mass spectrometry experience and interests, including proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics and direct tissue analysis (MS imaging).


  • Claude E, Snel MF, Vissers JPC, Richardson K. Method of mass spectrometry. US 8426808 B2 (2009).
  • Claude E, Richardson K, Snel MF, Vissers JPC. Method of mass spectrometry, EP 2394289 A1 (2009).

Research Interests

  • Applied bioanalytical mass spectrometry
  • Metabolomics
  • Lipidomics
  • Proteomics
  • Imaging mass spectrometry
  • Method development


BSc (Hons), Edinburgh University (Scotland); PhD, Edinburgh University (Scotland)

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SAHMRI is located on the traditional lands of the Kaurna Nation.

The SAHMRI community acknowledges and respects the traditional owners, the family clans who are the Kaurna Nation from the Adelaide Plains region of South Australia. We acknowledge the clans of the Kaurna Nation and the sacred knowledge they hold for their country. We pay our respects to the Kaurna Nation, their ancestors and the descendants of these living family clans today.