At Rollins, biochemistry and molecular biology students work with top-notch equipment across six labs.

Rollins’ Department of Chemistry is housed in the newly renovated Bush Science Center. Within our teaching and research laboratories, we have diverse equipment for studies in biochemistry and analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.

Large Instruments

  • Perkin-Elmer Aanalyst 800 atomic absorption spectrometer
  • JEOL 300 MHz NMR spectrometer
  • Cary 100 UV-Vis spectrometers with temperature control
  • Hewlett-Packard HP 1100 high-performance liquid chromatography system
  • Photon Technology International Fluorimeter
  • Nicolet 380 FTIR Spectrometer
  • Rudolph Autopol I Polarimeter
  • Perkin Elmer Clarus 480 GC
  • Innovative Technologies glove box and solvent system
  • Nanodrop UV-Vis spectrometer
  • Buchi Roto-Vap and Multivapor V-700
  • Agilent G1600A capillary electrophoresis system
  • Paar DMA512 densitometer
  • Paar calorimeters
  • Barnstead D7031 EasyPure and NanoPure water purifiers
  • Anton-Paar DSA 5000M density & sound velocity meter
  • Promega multi jr luminometer
  • NuVant Systems EZstat-pro LC Potentiostat
  • BioTek HTX multimode UV/Vis luminescence plate reader
  • Rayonet chamber photoreactor
  • High-vac capabilities

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Standard Small Equipment 

Standard small equipment includes centrifuges/microfuges (including an ultracentrifuge); Burrell shaker; many ovens; Branson 3200 sonic cleaner; freezers (-20˚C,-80˚C); incubators; PCR thermal cyclers; water baths; nucleic acid/protein electrophoresis units (agarose and SDS-PAGE); BSL2 biological safety hoods; Thermosafe dry ice maker; SpectroVis Plus spectrophotometers

A chemistry professor and a student conduct collaborative research in a lab.

Tour Bush Science Center

Go behind the scenes of the state-of-the-art labs and collaborative learning environments of our 104,000-square-foot science facility.