The Core Synthesis & Analytical Services Facility (CSASF) was established in April 2008 to assist with principal investigators’ research by providing synthetic and analytical services. We are equipped with state-of-art instrumentation and can carry out all modern synthetic techniques. We specialize in the synthesis of small molecules for biological applications. We also offer quantitative and
Oct. 10, 2013 – NDSU President Dean Bresciani stated in his latest State of the University address (13-Oct): “Perhaps undergirding all of those upgrades, a central aspect of our nation’s premier research universities are their core labs. Unfortunately, while outstanding facilities, our core labs have historically been funded by soft money or temporary local funds. As a new commitment to those critical facilities, current costs of operation will as of today be shifted in full to permanent university funding.”
Oct. 17, 2012 – Biomedical researchers at NDSU have received a $4.9 million, five-year research grant from the National Institutes of Health for new strategies for targeting protease in disease. Mukund Sibi, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, leads the research team. The funding provides continuing support for a nationally competitive biomedical center at NDSU, focused on fighting diseases such as cancer, asthma, hypertension and arthritis.