(Prerequisite, CH777.) The course concentrates on the use of instruments to obtain qualitative, quantitative, and structural data and the application of these techniques to forensic evidence. Basic theory, fundamental principles, and limitations underlying the techniques are included. Techniques drawn from the areas of chromatography methods, spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. This course covers use of these techniques to analyze biological evidence (toxicology). Documentation, reporting, and testifying about analyses conducted will be emphasized.