Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec
What the facility does

Development of new medications using innovative approaches

Areas of expertise

Pharmaqam’s mission is to develop innovative approaches for improving the entire process leading up to the development of new medications, upstream of clinical studies, in the areas of cancer, viral and bacterial infections and orphan degenerative diseases.

Research services

Biophysics, biochemical computing, vectorization, nanomaterials, ADMET, pathology models, medicinal chemistry, structural analysis, toxicity analysis platform, synthesis, extraction of active ingredients, robotic screening platform, dynamic imaging, molecular interaction platform, mass spectrometry

Sectors of application
  • Chemical industries
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Specialized lab


Pharmaqam (CB-2305)

Preparative high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) system with mass recognition

Description: Agilent 1260 Infinity G6120 MS single quad

Pharmaqam (CB-4305)

Isothermal calorimeter

Description: Microcal VP-ITC

Pharmaqam (CB-4445)

Liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) system

Description: AB SCIEX 5600 triple TOF

Pharmaqam (CB-4463)

Confocal microscope

Description: Nikon inverted confocal microscope, high-speed hybrid laser scanner, high-speed multipoint laser scanner with camera

Pharmaqam (CB-3980)

CD spectrometer

Description: Jasco J-815 circular dichroism (CD) spectrometer with SFS-490 stopped-flow system

Pharmaqam (CB-3980)

Surface plasmon resonance instrument

Description: Biacore T-200

Pharmaqam (CB-4305)

Pipettor robot

Description: Tecan EVO150 with M1000 plate reader


Molecular forecaster

Pharmaqam (CB-3165)

400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer

Pharmaqam (CB-2430)