Support Unit

Located in the Central Chemistry Laboratory building, the support unit plays a vital role in the operations of the laboratory by providing the following services: 

  • receipt and log-in of environmental samples delivered to the Central Laboratory
  • provision of sample containers, chemical preservatives and other supplies to field personnel
  • support to laboratory staff: entering information for environmental samples into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), distribution of samples to lab units, preparation of clean analytical glassware
  • oversight of laboratory maintenance, budget allowances and procurement  
Name Telephone and extension Responsibilities
Jennifer Seaver 919-743-4361 Laboratory budget; contracts and procurement; facility maintenance
Vacant 919-743-4363 Front office; assists Chemistry Laboratory and Laboratory Certification; filing of final reports.
Thomas Ascenzo 919-743-4365 Contact for sample containers and supplies; receipt of environmental samples; LIMS log-in; stock and glassware maintenance
Marlene Swift 919-743-4364


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