Instrumentation

Biochemistry Contacts

Kathryn E. Splan
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
OLRI 311

651-696-6109

A state-of-the-art science facility housing the Chemistry and Biology Departments supports student-faculty research and include fully equipped teaching laboratories supporting the mainline curricula in biology and chemistry.

National Science Foundation grants and other funds have provided advanced equipment for student and faculty use including:

GE Healthcare Åkta Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography system (FPLC)
Two Beckman Coulter Gold Bioessential High-Performance Liquid Chromatography systems(HPLC)
Beckman Coulter CEQ 8000 Genetic Analysis System
Bio-Rad iCycler Real-Time PCR system
Beckman Coulter Cytomics FC500 flow cytometer
Bruker BioSpin Avance III 400 MHz NMR spectrometer (installed in March 2011)
Cary Eclipse Spectrofluorimeter
Cary 50 Bio thermostatted UV/visible spectrophotometerAgilent 8453 UV/visible spectrophotometer
Agilent 5973/6890N gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer system with autosampler
Varian Eclipse Fluorometer and Fluorescence PolarimeterBeckman-Coulter CEQ-8000 DNA sequencer
Nanodrop spectrophotometer
Licor DNA sequencer and image analyzer (two separate instruments)Nicolet Magna 550 FT-IR and Perkin Elmer 1430 IR spectrometers
Buck model 200A atomic absorption spectrometer
Hewlett-Packard chiral capillary gas chromatograph
JOEL scanning electron microscope with Energy and Wavelength Dispersive Spectroscopy abilities
X-ray diffractometer
X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (in the divisional Keck facility)