Delayed Opening 3/22/18

Due to weather conditions, USciences will open at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Classes scheduled before that time are cancelled. Read more

Brewing Science Certificate - Brewing Lab

The USciences Pilot Brewing lab is equipped with two half barrel SABCO Brew-Magic systems. Four fermenters and four bright tanks ensure enough capacity for rotating student projects. With direct access to DI water, each recipe can be tailored with a custom water profile.

Analytical equipment includes:

  • Metler Toledo digital densitometer
  • Eppendorf Master Cycler
  • aerobic and anaerobic culture chambers
  • UV-Vis spectrophotometers
  • Haze and conductivity meters
  • Perkin-Elmer S200 HPLC
  • Shimadzu 20AT HPLC
  • Shimadzu 20AD HPLC
  • Agilent 1100 Series HPLC
  • Alltech 2000ES ELSD
  • Varian 3900 GC with flame ionization detector
  • Thermo 1300 GC with ISQ mass spectrometer
  • Clarus 600 GC with 600T  mass spectrometer and Turbomatrix 110 trap headspace sampler
  • Bruker Avance 400MHz NMR
  • Bruker Avance III 400MHz NMR


Matthew J. Farber, PhD

Office Location:

McNeil Science and Technology Center, Room 374


University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495