Instrumentation Core

Within WPI’s Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center, the Instrumentation Core houses a broad range of major instrumentation that enables cross-disciplinary research. The Instrumentation Core excels at analytical characterization of chemical and biological samples. One of the Instrumentation Core’s strengths is partnering with local companies to prosecute novel research projects. We have significant infrastructure and a hunger for collaboration.


Key instrumentation includes:

  • Bruker BioSpin 500MHz Avance AV-III Digital NMR spectrometer
  • Bruker AXS Kappa Apex II single crystal x-ray diffractometer
  • Bruker AXS D8 Focus powder x-ray diffractometer
  • Agilent 1200 LC/MS system with 6130 series single-quadrupole
  • Agilent 7890B GC/MS System with 5977A series single-quadrupole, with extractor source
  • Bruker Optics Vertex70 FTIR spectrometer with diverse sampling accessories
  • Bruker AXS S2 Picofox TXRF
  • Perkin Elmer Optima 8000 ICP-OES
  • Perkin Elmer PinAAcle 900Z GF-AAS
  • Jasco J-1500 CD with fluorescence and sample temperature control accessories
  • Applied Biosystems 7500 qPCR
  • BectonDickinson Accuri C6 FACS
  • Perkin Elmer Victor3 1420 multilabel plate reader
  • BioRad GelDoc XR imager
  • ThermoScientific Evolution 300 UV-Vis spectrophotometer
  • Hitachi F-4500 fluorescence spectrophotometer
  • Netzsch 214 Polyma DSC
  • Netzsch 209 F1 Libra TGA