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Chemistry and Biochemistry Facilities

Chemistry & biochemistry facilities:

  • Approx. 18,000 square feet of research and teaching laboratory space
  • Computational Chemistry Lab (equipped with iMacs and configured for teaching)
  • Prevo Science Library (excellent holdings and extensive electronic access to journals)

 

Equipment available for student use includes:

  • NMR (JEOL ECZ 400 MHz multinuclear NMR with autosampler)
  • FT-IR (Nicolet 380)
  • HPLC (Dionex HPLC with PDA)
  • HPLC (ThermoElectron Accela HPLC)
  • MS (Thermofinnigan LCQ Advantage, can be plumbed to either HPLC)
  • Atomic absorption (Varian SpectrAA 220 FS)
  • Thermogravimetric analysis (TA TGA Q50)
  • Digital scanning calorimetry (TA DSC Q10)
  • Microwave digester (CEM Mars5)
  • Electrochemical equipment (analytical)
  • UV-Vis-Fluorescence 96 well-plate reader (CLARIOstar)
  • Ocean Optics UV and UV-Vis spectrophotometers (several)
  • Cary UV-Vis spectrophotometer
  • Cold rooms
  • -80 Freezer
  • Centrifuges (Eppendorf 5810R and Beckman-Coulter Avanti J-E)
  • Lyophylizer (Labconco FREEZONE 4.5)
  • Autoclave