University of Dundee, Drug Discovery Unit (DDU), United Kingdom
Q: WHAT IS THE FOCUS OF YOUR LAB’S RESEARCH?
A: The Drug Discovery Unit (DDU), based at the University of Dundee, is an independent, fully integrated Drug Discovery Group that works across multiple disease areas. We are active in areas of unmet medical need and bridge the gap between academic research and industrial drug discovery. Our staff are multi-disciplinary and come from both Academic and Industrial backgrounds.
Q: WHY DID YOU INCORPORATE THE EXPRESSION CMS INTO YOUR LABORATORY?
A: We needed a mass spectrometer that was easy to install, operate and move as well as available at a reasonable price. We have had the instrument for over a year now and are very happy with it.
Q: HOW DO YOU USE THE EXPRESSION CMS?
A: We have the expression linked to an HPLC instrument and it is used as an open access system. The combination of UV purity data along with MS confirmation is incredibly powerful for our chemists. The instrument is networked so our chemists can then process and review data from their desks.