Research and teaching are supported by a world-class suite of instruments and other facilities including:
Modern chemistry and physics laboratories with top instrumentation
New laboratories provide a pleasant and safe working environment.
PC2-certified Laboratory for molecular biology, protein expression and purification.
Laser Laboratory with optical tweezers, light scattering, and Raman spectrometer
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Laboratory that is well equipped with
700 MHz spectrometer with a cryogenically-cooled probe; 60-place sample changer and autotune and match module for high throughput
500 MHz spectrometer
400 MHz spectrometer
200 MHz horizontal widebore spectrometer, with high resolution imaging capabilities
X-ray Diffraction Laboratory that is equipped with
Rigaku Spider X-ray diffractometer Microfocus rotating-anode generator with wrap-around detector (unique in Australasia), optimised for small molecule crystallography on microcrystals, powder diffraction and high resolution protein crystallography (new in 2008)
Crystallisation robot (new in 2008)
Microfocus rotating-anode generator (one of 3 in NZ), image-plate detector and capillary optics, optimised for small protein crystals
Spectrometers The range includes:
Applied Photophysics Chirascan CD spectrometer (new in 2008)