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Chemical Biology Consortium Sweden

Research infrastructure CBCS Umeå can help researchers find and develop small molecules to understand and decipher the function of biological pathways. We aim to create powerful tools for your research and set the ground for generating new leads for drug discovery.

CBCS offers an extensive portfolio of services. From computational and organic chemistry to phenotypic small molecule screens in cells and model organisms, cell painting and functional precision medicine. We also have a state-of-the-art compound collection with more than 300,000 molecules for screening.

CBCS Umeå Services and Expertise

CBCS has dedicated staff to support researchers with expertise in, e.g.,

  • Development of biological assays
  • Organic chemistry and synthesis
  • Target- and cell-based high-throughput screening
  • High-throughput flow cytometry and imaging technology
  • Computational chemistry and modelling
  • Preparative and analytical chemistry
  • A web-based course, “Introduction to High Throughput Screening”

How can we help you with your research?

For the latest open calls and news, please visit: CBCS


The CBCS infrastructure selected to be part of EU research infrastructure

EU-OPENSCREEN integrates high-throughput screening platforms in chemical biology across Europe.

New group of antibacterial molecules identified

The molecule properties can easily be altered chemically, and hope is to develop new, effective antibiotics.

Latest update: 2023-03-24