SUNY Oneonta

Facilities & Resources


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry shares the newly renovated Physical Science Building with the Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Anthropology. There are state of the art teaching laboratories, research laboratories, instrumentation rooms, student office space, and a student lounge.


  • Six teaching laboratories for general, organic, analytical, physical, inorganic, and biochemistry.
  • A suite of five research laboratories for faculty and student research
  • Four equipment and instrument rooms
  • Each teaching laboratory contains a smartboard


  • JEOL 400 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer
  • GC-MS: Varian Saturn 2100 GC/MS/MS with 8410 Autosampler
  • Perkin-Elmer Lambda II Dual-Beam Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrophotometer (UV-VIS)
  • Agilent High Performance Liquid Chromatograph System
  • Agilent ICP-OES
  • Nicolet IS10 FTiR
  • Photon Technologies Spectrofluorimeter
  • Perkin Elmer Spectrofluorimter
  • Seven diode array UV-VIS Spectrometers for spectroscopic measurements
  • BAS EC Electrochemical Analyzer
  • CEM-Microwave Accelerated Reaction System for heavy metals analysis
  • Perkin-Elmer Digital Polarimeter
  • Thermo Scientific Ion Chromatograph
  • Parr Solution and Bomb Calorimeter for thermodynamic studies
  • A Biochemistry Suite, including:
    • Laminar Flow Hood
    • Nanodrop UV-VIS spectrometer
    • Ultracentrifuge
    • Microcentrifuge
    • ChemiDoc Imager
    • BioRad Biochemistry Liquid Chromatogram
    • Flux Analyzer
    • Autoclave
    • Incubators