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    Fax: 202-885-1752
    Beeghly, Room 104

    Farran, Arij B.
    Senior Administrative Assistant

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Chemistry Labs Instrumentation

Faculty Manager: Dr. Douglas Fox

Anton Paar DSA-5000 Density and Sound Velocity Meter

DSM Instruments, Xplore 15 mL Micro-compounder

Miniflex, X-ray Diffractometer

Princeton Applied Research, PARSTAT 2273 potentiostat/galvanostat/FRA

Shimadzu FTIR-8300 Infrared Spectrometer

Shimadzu AA-6200 Atomic Absorption Flame Emission Spectrometer

TA Instruments, Q-800 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer

TA Instruments Q-2000 Differential Scanning Calorimeter

Vacuum Atmospheres, Nexus 3-port dry box


Faculty manager: Dr. James Girard

Bio-Rad BioFocus 3000 Capillary Electrophoresis System

Hewlett Packard 6890 GC System Gas Chromatograph

Shimadzu GCMS-QP5050A Gas Chromatograph, Mass Spectrometer

Shimadzu HPLC, Dionex LC-20 Chromatography

Shimadzu LCMS-2010 Liquid Chromatograph, Mass Spectrometer


Faculty Manager: Dr. Matthew Hartings

Dr. Hartings is interested in studying the ways that metals interact with biological systems—and through this framework is developing artificial photosynthetic proteins and studying cellular communication pathways.

GE Akta Purifier

See also:

Biomaterials Design Lab

Hartings Lab Bioinorganic Chemistry

Faculty manager: Dr. Monika Konaklieva

Applied Biosystems/MDS Sciex Analytical Gas System LC/MS/MS

Bruker 400 MHz NMR

Buchi Fraction Collector 660

CEM Microwave


Faculty Manager: Dr. Abigail Miller

Single Molecule Fluorescence System:

  • 633 nm laser (He-Ne)
  • 532 nm laser (solid state)
  • Microscope base
  • (2) SPAD Detectors
    (Single Photon Avalanche Diode)
  • TimeHarp 200 from Picoquant
  • NI PXI-6602 Counter/Timer board
  • Optical Table