Enabling small molecule approaches to biological discovery.

Welcome to the Duke University Chemical Biology Group. The goal of the group is to bring together people and resources to enable research in Chemical Biology at Duke University, both in Durham and at affiliated sites worldwide. At this site you will find information about Chemical Biology, the research in Chemical Biology at Duke University, enabling services offered through the group for Chemical Biology, educational opportunities in chemical biology at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and links to useful materials and resources.

Combinatorial chemistry illustration.

Combinatorial chemistry produces large libraries of diverse ligands in an astonishingly small number of steps. Synthesis facility staff work with diverse researchers to prepare both small focused libraries and larger discovery libraries to identify and improve hits in the shortest possible time.