Dr. Venton's Analytical Chemistry Lesson Page


Dr. Venton is an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia.  The Venton group is interested in the development and characterization of analytical techniques to measure neurochemical changes.

Links: Venton Research Group

Available Lessons:


Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy of Lead in Drinking Water

Ultra-Violet Spectroscopy in the Detection of Nitrogen Oxide Air Pollutants

Particle Induced X Ray Emission and the Mars Pathfinder

Gas Chromatography in the detection of Volatile Organic Compounds


HPLC Coupled with Quadruple Mass Spectrometry and the Forensic Analysis of Cocaine

Chemiluminescence: Forensic Blood Analysis Using Luminol


Fourirer Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance (FT-ICR) Mass Spectrometry
& Phenylketonuria (PKU Screening)

Electrochemical Glucometers

Capillary Gel Electrophoresis and the Human Genome

Protein Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

Cyclic Voltammetry for the Detection of Dopamine in vivo

Fluoresecent pH-dependent Lipobeads in vivo

Potentiometry and the Detection of Fluoride

The construction of this website was funded by NSF Grant Number: CHE0645587522. 
The National Science Foundation is not resopnsible for any content presented on this site.