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Research Areas

Academic institutions, government and industry may engage with The University of Kansas to conduct basic and applied research as well as to license and commercialize its technology.  By collaborating, our goal is to maximize economic value and societal contributions.

The following list of core research areas is intended to help those unfamiliar with Kansas University's structure to find the right expertise needed for their project.

Translational Biology
biochemistry and protein science
materials characterization
nanotechnology and manufacturing
molecular structures
bioinformatics and modeling


Biochemistry & Protein Science

Bioinformatics & Modeling


Materials Characterization

Molecular Structures

Translational Biology

Ability to set up 24 NMR experiments at one time and eliminate periodic user intervention
Screen up to 100,000 compounds in two days for endpoint assays
Next-generation genome sequencing
Near-infrared and bioluminescence imaging instrumentation to track gene of interest and/or tumor growth
Expertise in the design and stability of various pharmaceutical dosage forms
More than 40 computational chemistry software programs and databases
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