Wanek School of Natural Sciences


The Department of Chemistry at High Point University is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Shimadzu Scientific Instruments through the Shimadzu Partnership for Academics, Research and Quality of Life (SPARQ) program providing state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation for HPU students and researchers. Shimadzu instruments will be featured in our analytical laboratory on the 4th floor of the Wanek School of Natural Sciences, in our teaching laboratories and on the HPU Mobile Laboratory.


  • -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:

  • 5-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:

Materials Science:



Thermal Analysis:

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.

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