Centre for Microbial Chemical Biology (CMCB)

Organizational focus: The Centre for Microbial Chemical Biology (CMCB) facilitates chemical biology research by providing access to expertise and necessary equipment.

Who they are: Located at McMaster University, CMCB is an open-access research facility associated with the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR). It supports industry-driven chemical biology investigations and is staffed with experienced professionals and equipped with specialized instruments.

What they offer: CMCB encompasses a 7,000-square-foot multi-user lab comprising five integrated modules. These facilities offer research support, hands-on training, and services in chemistry and biology. Capabilities include cell culture, assay development, high throughput screening, small molecule synthesis, natural product isolations, and molecule identification for drug discovery and basic research. Expert staff are available for equipment maintenance, training, and project assistance, ensuring seamless utilization for internal and external academic researchers.


Centre for Microbial Chemical Biology
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery
Mcmaster University
Hamilton, ON
L8S 4K1

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Published: June 5, 2024

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