Research

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry has excellent facilities for research in these major areas of medicinal chemistry. Faculty have been highly successful in attracting extramural research support for the past several years.

Drug discovery and development starting points

Faculty and Research Areas


Department Equipment & Facilities

  • HPLC systems (Shimadzu)
  • ChemiDoc Imager MP Imaging (BioRad)
  • AVANCE NEO 600 MHz NMR spectrometer with N2-Cryo-Platform for PRODIGY probe
  • 3200 QTRAP triple quad/linear ion trap LC/MS/MS (Applied Biosystems)
  • High resolution LC Q-Exactive orbitrap mass spectrometer (ThermoSci)
  • Optima MAX-XP ultracentrifuges (Beckman Coulter)
  • Scintillation counters (Beckman)
  • Fluorescence/UV microplate readers (Biotek/PerkinElmer)
  • Polarimeter (PerkinElmer)
  • Anaerobic growth chamber (Whitley DG250 workstation)
  • Autoclaving facilities
  • Tissue culture lab facilities

State-of-the-art equipment are available in individual research faculty laboratories.

Additional training/computational and equipment facilities available through AMRIS and ICBR.

Prodigy NMR

AVANCE NEO 600 MHz NMR spectrometer with N2-Cryo-Platform for PRODIGY probe

3200 ABSCIEX triple quad LCMS system

3200 QTRAP triple quad/linear ion trap LC/MS/MS

High resolution LC Q-Exactive orbitrap mass spectrometer

High resolution LC Q-Exactive orbitrap mass spectrometer