Wanek School of Natural Sciences



  • -80 C Freezer (Thermo Scientific)
  • Chromatography refrigerator (Fisher)
  • Centrifuge (IEC Centra) (Eppendorf)
  • Hand-held Sonicator (Fisher)
  • UV-Vis Biophotometer (Eppendorf)
  • ChemDoc Gel Imaging System (Bio-Rad)
  • Digital Incubator (BenchMark)
  • Incubator / Shaker (Thermo Fisher)
  • Microcentrifuges (Bio-Rad)
  • PCR Thermocycler (Bio-Rad)
  • Nucleic acid electrophoresis equipment (Bio-Rad)
  • Protein electrophoresis and western blot equipment (Bio-Rad)
  • Shaker (BenchMark)
  • Semiautomated Peptide Synthesizer (Flow Chemistry)

Cell Culture Facility:

  • 3-Class II Type A2 4ft Biological Safety Cabinets (Fisher and NuAire)
  • 3-CO2 Incubators (NuAire)
  • 1-Water-Jacketed CO2 Incubator (Fisher)
  • Inverted Microscope with Digital Camera (United Scope)
  • Stainless Steel Cryogenic Freezer (MVE Chart)

Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry:

  • Capillary Electrophoresis (Beckman)
  • HPLC (Agilent 1200 Series)
  • Compact Mass Spectrometer with ESI source (Advion Expression S)

Materials Science:

  • Electrochemistry Bench
  • Laminar flow hood (NuAire)
  • Plasma Cleaner
  • Spin Caster (Laurell Technologies)
  • Sputter Coater (Cressington)
  • UV-lithography


  • Optical Microscope (Olympus)
  • Fluorescence Microscopes (Olympus and Nikon)
  • Scanning Electron Microscope with Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (Phenom XL)


  • Microwave Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (Agilent 4200 MP-AES)
  • Fluorimeter with flow cell (Shimadzu RF-6000)
  • FTIR (Varian with ATR attachment)
  • NMR (Thermo Scientific PicoSpin)
  • UV-Vis Spectrometers (Agilent Cary 60 (2) and Ocean Optics)

Thermal Analysis:

  • DSC (TA Instruments)
  • TGA (TA Instruments)

In addition to instrumentation and equipment on campus, as members of the Nanomanufacturing Innovation Consortium at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro, NC, we have access to the following equipment at the Gateway Research Center.

Chemistry at HPU

Contact the Office of Admissions

The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.
(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)

Department of Chemistry News

Inside Look: The Wanek School of Natural Sciences
read more
Faculty Receive a Nearly $300,000 NSF Grant for Equipment
read more
Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation
read more
View All

Flickr Photostream: College of Arts & Sciences