As a forensic science student you will use state-of-the-art facilities in the Natural Sciences and Stillwell Buildings. Modern scientific equipment and instrumentation is available in each of the related programs for you to obtain hands-on experience in forensic techniques. The DNA Research Laboratories at WCU are cutting-edge and include dedicated DNA extraction and amplification spaces.
The chemical stockroom has a variety of chemicals and glassware to support research projects and instructional laboratories. The research operations manager is responsible for access to the stockroom, chemical waste removal, and safety education.
Wesley W. Bintz
College of Arts & Sciences
Research Operations Manager
M.S., Western Carolina University, 2006
B.S., University of South Florida, 2003
Caliper Life Sciences Zephyr Liquid Handling Robot
Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer (x2)
Qiagen EZ1 Advanced XL for automated nucleic acid purification
Zeiss AxioImager Polarized Light Microscope with Fluorescence Capabilities
Leeds Spectral Vision System 2 (LSV2)