University Designated Centers and Institutes

NIH Specialized Chemistry Center

Director:  Jeff Aubé, Ph.D.


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As part of the NIH (National Institutes of Health) Molecular Libraries Probe Production Centers Network (MLPCN), the mission of the Specialized Chemistry Center (SCC) is to develop probes based on hits uncovered in NIH screening efforts.

Three main cores (informatics, synthesis/purification, and administration) comprise the SCC, as well as an additional center-driven research project which addresses the question of intracellular target identification for small molecule probes.


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