Biochemistry

Biochemistry at Muhlenberg College

Facilities and Equipment

Trumbower Building
Trumbower Building
The Peter S. Trumbower Science Building houses the Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. In addition to modern laboratories, lecture halls and classrooms, the building contains special student and faculty and research facilities.

Science Street
Science Street
Trumbower renovations included expanded space for the chemistry department and improvements for the math and physics department. Trumbower is also the home of the Lithgow Science Auditorium.

The Shankweiler and New Science Buildings
The Shankweiler and New Science Buildings
The Trexler Tower was completed in 2007 and the Shankweiler Building was totally renovated that year as well. The completion of these two projects allows access from the new science building, to Shankweiler and now to Trumbower Hall, completing "Science Street". Shankweiler houses the biology department and the Acopian Center for Ornithology.

The New Science Building Entrance
The New Science Building Entrance (The Biochemistry homespace is located directly above)
Opened in fall 2006, the new science building provides spectacular new space for labs, office and student-faculty research. In addition to the biology and biochemistry labs, there are neuroscience, physiology, histology, environmental science, botany, ecology, anatomy and human anatomy research spaces.


Refrigerated orbital shaker for bacterial growth
Refrigerated orbital shaker for bacterial growth

Watching an experiment?
Watching an experiment?

Two bench-top centrifuges used in lab courses and research
Two bench-top centrifuges used in lab
courses and research

Working at the UV-Visible Spectrometer
Working at the UV-Visible Spectrometer

Preparing for DNA gel electrophoresis
Preparing for DNA gel electrophoresis

Growing Arabidopsis in a Faculty-Student Research Lab
Growing Arabidopsis in a
Faculty-Student Research Lab