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Research and Centers

Center for Biotechnology

The Center for Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary organization of researchers from the Mylan School of Pharmacy, the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, and the Rangos School of Health Sciences. Its mission is to enhance the innovative development and application of biotechnology through an interdisciplinary, coordinated research effort across the University, thereby contributing to society and the improvement of the quality of life.

Institute for Computational Sciences

The Institute for Computational Sciences is an interdisciplinary organization of faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students from the Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics, and Mathematics, and Computer Sciences. The mission of this Institute is to consolidate expertise at Duquesne University that fosters interdisciplinary research in computational sciences, provides novel educational experiences for students, and creates joint funding opportunities.

Center for Metals in Biological Systems

The Center for Metals in Biological Systems (cMBS) is a multidisciplinary organization comprised of researcher with the interest in understanding the natural or medicinal role of metal ions in biological systems. Its mission is to expertise in metals in natural and synthetic materials focused on structure-function relationships and the development of new applications. The center is dedicated to foster collaborative research to generate and disseminate new knowledge.

Center for Microwave and Analytical Chemistry

The Center for Microwave and Analytical Chemistry (C/MAC) is a chemical research center founded by Dr. H.M "Skip" Kingston and the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences. The Center is dedicated to collaborative research, technology transfer and professional education in microwave, environmental, and analytical chemistry, sample preparation and analysis. The Center solves real problems and meets analysis needs through fundamental, practical, and innovative research and transfers these technologies and methodologies to national and international laboratories and industry.