Upcoming Events

January 12, 2015
Spring semester begins

January 22-25, 2015
Sanibel Conference on Security and Forensic Applications of Mass Spectrometry
Clearwater Beach, FL

February 16-21, 2015
AAFS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

March 8-12, 2015
PittCon, New Orleans, LA

May 4-8, 2015
Final exam week

May 8, 2015


Contact Us

Forensic Science Program
School of Criminal Justice
655 Auditorium Road
Rm 560 Baker Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

E-mail: forsci@msu.edu
Tel: 517-353-7133

Forensic Science Logo


The forensic chemistry laboratory is located within the Chemistry building and includes lab space, office space, and a small meeting room/library. Instrumentation within this laboratory includes:


Milestone Microwave
Digestion/Extraction System


polarizing light microscopemicrospectrophotometer

Agilent GC-MS
(quadrupole mass analyzer)

Olympus Polarizing
Light Microscope


The forensic chemistry program also owns:

Elsewhere on campus, numerous instrumentation facilities are available to students within the forensic science program. Examples include the Department of Chemistry (various FTIR, GC-FID, GC-ECD, GC-TCD, fluorescence, & UV-vis), the Mass Spectrometry and Metabolomics Core (MALDI-MS, ESI-MS, LC-MS/MS), the Center for Advanced Microscopy (confocal, scanning, and transmission microscopy), and the ICP-MS Laboratory (laser ablation and solution nebulization).