Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS) Facility

University of Waterloo, Kitchener, Ontario
What the facility does

The facility researches advanced pharmaceutical therapies, developing mechanism-based bioactive molecules through an integrated approach.

Area(s) of Expertise

Dr. Praveen Nekkar Rao’s research involves diversity oriented synthesis of small molecules and peptide libraries as potential agents to treat diseases such as Alzheimer’s, various types of cancers and other inflammatory conditions. The research is transdisciplinary and includes computational chemistry, synthetic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics.

Research Services

Analytical devices to determine small molecules, peptides, proteins and biological samples including plasma and urine

Sectors of Application
  • Agriculture, animal science and food
  • Education
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

Medicinal and Bioorganic Chemistry

Agilent 6100 Series Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry

Rapid screening and characterization of small molecule, peptide and macromolecule libraries as potential therapeutic agents