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Chemistry Department Facilities

The Department of Chemistry is located in Berliner Hall.  Our modern building is well-equipped and houses classrooms, laboratories, faculty offices, and a teaching computer laboratory. Small laboratory class sizes promote close student-faculty interaction and hands-on use of our sophisticated equipment.  Some of the instrumentation located in the Chemistry Department’s laboratories includes:

  • JEOL ECS 400 MHz FT-NMR spectrometer
  • Agilent 1100 LC-MSD
  • Agilent and Waters HPLCs
  • Bruker Scion 436 GC-MS/MS
  • Hewlett-Packard GC-MS
  • Agilent 7820 GC-FID/ECD
  • two Bruker Alpha FT-IR spectrometers with transmittance, diamond ATR and multi-bounce ZnSe ATR units
  • Varian Eclipse fluorescence spectrophotometer
  • Two Agilent Cary UV-Vis spectrophotometers
  • Photonics SI400 CCD array fiber-optic UV-Vis spectrometer with solution probe
  • Perkin Elmer Lambda 25 UV-Vis spectrometer
  • Agilent capillary electrophoresis (CE) system
  • Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer microchip electrophoresis system
  • Bruker Picofoxx total-reflection X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (TXRF)
  • Thermo NanoDrop 3300 fluorospectrometer
  • Two Molecular Device UV-Vis and fluorescence plate readers
  • Bio-Rad thermal cycler
  • GE Akta FPLC protein purification system
  • Two Perkin-Elmer differential scanning calorimeters (DSC)
  • Melles Griot Argon laser
  • Anton Paar Multiwave 3000 microwave reaction system
  • Wyatt Laser Light Scattering Photometer
  • Waters Size Exclusion Chromatograph
  • Brookfield Rotational Viscometer
  • Forensic comparison microscopes

The building houses a small computer laboratory and there are several large computer facilities on campus available to all Hofstra students.  Students have access to all the American Chemical Society journals as well as other selected chemical literature on-line in addition to the large collection of chemical books and journals available in the University’s main library.

2016 Chemistry Dinner