Our lab contains instruments for analysis of environmental samples and human tissues. We analyze trace metals and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in many matrices.

Neptune MC-ICPMS in the Johnston Lab used for Hg isotope analysis

Thermo Orbitrap Exploris 120 Mass Spectrometer

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

Organomation N-EVAP

Offline SPE

LAMBDA OMNICOLL Fraction Collector

Organic compounds extraction and preparation area

Metrohm Combustion Ion Chromatogram

Metrohm Combustion Ion Chromatogram 919 Autosampler

Thermo iCAP Q ICP-MS

PerkinElmer Series II CHNS/O Analyzer

Tekran model 2700 Methyl Mercury Analyzer &

Tekran 2600 CVAFS Mercury Analysis System

Nippon direct mercury analyzer

Laminar flow hood and acid resistant hood

Mettler Toledo XPE semi-microbalance

Shimadzu TOC-L Total Organic Carbon Analyzer

Thermo Precision 180 Series heated water bath

Branson 3800 sonicator

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


Click to see:

Fish Dissection Video



Sunderland Lab

Group Administrator: Robert Stanhope

Address: 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138

E-mail:  stanhope [at]