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
Commencement

 

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

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Facilities

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:

microwavedigestion



Milestone Microwave
Digestion/Extraction System

CRAIC UV-vis-NIR
Microspectrophotometer

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).