LAB facilities

Our lab contains a variety of instruments for analysis of environmental samples. We specialize in trace metals analysis and poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in water, soil, sediment, and biological tissues.

Click picture to see: Clean Hands, Dirty Hands Trace-Metals Training Video by Amina Schartup



Click picture to see:

Lake Melville Fish Dissection Video by Summer Research Assistant Ben Rosand




Thermo iCAP Q ICP-MS


Laminar flow hood and acid resistant hood

Agilent 6460 Triple Quadrupole LC-MS/MS with Flexcube online SPE & Parker NitroFlow lab generator

Offline SPE

Organic compounds extraction and preparation area

Tekran model 2700 Methyl Mercury Analyzer &

Tekran 2600 CVAFS Mercury Analysis System


Shimadzu TOC-L Total Organic Carbon Analyzer

Nippon direct mercury analyzer

Mettler Toledo XPE semi-microbalance

Branson 3800 sonicator

Thermo Precision 180 Series heated water bath


Sunderland Lab

Group Administrator: Brenda Mathieu

Address: 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138

E-mail:  bmathieu [at]

Phone: +1 (617) 496-5745

Fax: +1 (617) 495-4551