Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC)

School of Adult and Graduate Education
Blaney Hall 105

Lawrence A. Quarino, Ph.D.
Director/Professor, Forensic Science
610-437-4471 ext. 3567

Instrumentation & Laboratories

Gain an edge with leading-edge instrumentation today.

The Master of Science in Forensic Science has several state-of-the-art teaching laboratories as well as abundant research space throughout the Science Complex at Cedar Crest College. Facilities are structured in such a way that available laboratory and research space is never a problem.

Many research and teaching opportunities exist at Cedar Crest because of the wide variety of instrumentation and other equipment available for student use. The list of available instrumentation and equipment includes:


Atomic Absorption
Buck Scientific ACCUSYS 211 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer

Turner Quantech Digital Filter Fluorometer
Hitachi F-2500 Fluorescence Spectrophotometer

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
Spectral Analysis DiscovIR-GC™

Gas Chromatography
Hewlett Packard 5890 Gas Chromatographs (2)

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectroscopy
Agilent Technologies 6890N Network GC System and
5973 Network Mass Selective Detector (4)

High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Agilent 1100 Series HPLC
Lab Alliance Series II HPLC
Evaporative Light Scattering Detector Shimadzu ELSD-LTII

Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
ABI 3200 Q Trap Mass Spectrometer
Agilent 1100 Series UPLC/MS

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Varian EM-390, 90-mHz, CW NMR Spectrometer

CDS Pyroprobe 5000

UV/Visible Spectrophotometry
Beckman Coulter DU 800 Spectrophotometer
Cecil 2041 UV/Vis Spectrophotometer
Unicam Helios Alpha UV/Vis Spectrophotometer

Biology/DNA Analysis

Capillary Electrophoresis
ABI 310 Genetic Analyzer

Real-time PCR
Corbett Rotor-Gene 6000

Thermocyclers for PCR Amplification
ABI 2700 DNA Thermal Cycler
ABI 2720 DNA Thermal Cycler
ABI Veriti Thermal Cycler

Immunoassay Technology
BioRad ImmunoWash Model 1575
BioRad Microplate Reader 680


Fluorescence Microscopy
Leica DM1000 Fluorescent Light Microscope

Polarized Light Microscopy
Leica DMEP Polarizing Light Microscopes
Olympus BX53 Polarizing Light Microscope

Leica Scientific Stereomicroscopes

SensIR IlluminatIR

Scanning Electron Microscopy/ X-Ray Dispersive Spectroscopy
Philips XL-20 SEM w/iXRF EDS

Crime Scene/Photography

Imprint Analysis
Sirchie Electrostatic Dust Print Lifter

Digital Photography
Fuji IS Pro IR/UV Digital Camera
Nikon D70 Digital Camera
Nikon D200 Digital Cameras



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