• The Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies
    The Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies at the University of Texas at Arlington is a centralized research resource focused on providing access to instrumentation and expertise to support research in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, cognition, engineering, geoscience, material science, nanotechnology, and neuroscience.
  • The Shimadzu Corporation
    The Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies is made possible by the forward thinking partnership forged between Shimadzu Corporation and the University of Texas at Arlington. By strategically supporting our mutual research goals we aim to establish a model for functioning at the interphase of academia and industry.
  • The Shimadzu Center for Advanced Analytical Chemistry
    The Shimadzu Center for Advanced Analytical Chemistry provides users superb capabilities for detection and quantitation of chemical compounds, proteins, cytokines, polymers, trace metals and minerals.
  • The Shimadzu Center for Bio-Molecular Imaging
    The Shimadzu Center for Bio-Molecular Imaging provides instrumentation focused on the identification of molecular signatures such as: protein and lipid detection, microorganism identification, biomarker discovery, and advanced brain imaging.
  • The Shimadzu Center for Environmental, Forensics, and Material Science
    The Shimadzu Center for Environmental, Forensics, and Material Science harnesses the power of the most up-to-date technology for the study of major and trace element analysis, contaminant detection, and material structures.
  • The Shimadzu Center for Materials Genome
    The Shimadzu Institute Center for Materials Genome enables efficient characterization of material properties important in diagnostic and prognosis methods relying on three-dimensional imaging and performance predictions based on accurate computational tools.
  • The Center for Nanotechnology Research
    The Shimadzu Institute Nanotechnology Research Center includes a 10,000 square foot class 100 cleanroom and other laboratory space providing equipment used in all science and engineering disciplines in the micrometer and nanometer scale.
  • he Shimadzu Center for Human Genomics
    The Shimadzu Institute Center for Human Genomics focuses on functional genomics. Designed to support the fields of Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, Psychology, among others. The center accommodates studies in DNA mutation analysis, Epigenetics, Resistance typing and microbial ID; RNA quantitation via RT-PCR; and Protein identification when coupled with the use of the LCMS-IT-TOF (SCAAC).
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  • news1Superior Instruments

    “Shimadzu Institute provides you access to the most powerful and precise research instrumentation leading to increased efficiency and data quality. Paving the way for more creative and competitive approaches to your research.”

  • news2Innovative Expertise

    “Shimadzu Institute also provides access to research scientist and engineers with a mix of academic and industry experience. Our collective knowledge of instrumentation and experimental theory expands the possibilities of research approaches available to you.”

  • news3Transformative Results

    “Providing a real balance of instrumentation, diverse expertise and collaborative environments; Shimadzu Institute centers are microcosms for creative multidisciplinary researchers to freely exchange ideas. We invite you to come and experience it for yourself.”

Institute News & Events

Cooling electrons without external sources


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A team of researchers has discovered a way to cool electrons to -228 °C without external means and at room temperature, an advancement that could enable electronic devices to function with very little energy.

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Insights into analytical instrumentation of the future


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Forecasts of dramatic increases in the world’s population have triggered efforts worldwide to find new sources of energy and more effective ways of exploiting conventional energy sources.

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Water quality questions


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The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District is seeking water well owners in Parker, Wise, Montague and Hood counties to participate in a groundwater quality study in partnership with University of Texas at Arlington researchers through a private firm.

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A hotspot for change


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A University of Texas at Arlington team exploring pigeons has uncovered that mutations and interactions among just three genes create a wide range of color variations. One of those genes, they also found, may be an example of a “slippery gene” more prone to evolutionary changes.

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Science advances with Shimadzu


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The University of Texas at Arlington offers students a new level of experience with the most sophisticated scientific instrumentation this fall with the opening of two new teaching laboratories as part of the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies.

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TECH Fort Worth at UTA


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The University of Texas at Arlington and TechFW, a Fort Worth-based technology startup initiative, have agreed to a multi-year partnership to commercialize University research and move innovation to the marketplace.

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