SQI Core Facilities

SQI Peptide Synthesis Core

The Peptide Synthesis Core Facility produces custom peptides for SQI members, NU researchers, and other local academic and commercial labs. Our facility provides expertise on the synthesis, purification and characterization of peptide-based materials. ...more


SQI Nanomedicine Cleanroom Core

The Nanomedicine Cleanroom Core Facility is designed for interdisciplinary research at the interface of the physical and biological sciences. This state-of-the-art space offers the unique possibility to integrate nanotechnology and microfabrication with chemistry and biology in a highly controlled environment. ...more


Analytical bioNanoTechnology Equipment Core (ANTEC)

ANTEC houses state-of-the-art research equipment which allows for evaluation of samples on cellular and molecular level. The core primarily serves Northwestern University researchers, and is open for visiting scientists and local industry researchers. ...more


Core Facility Contacts

Mark Karver

Director, Peptide Synthesis Core 312.503.6738

Alexandra Kolot

ANTEC and Cleanroom Manager 312.503.6708

Todd Linton

Billing 312.503.7090

Christopher Tarczynski

Research Technologist 312.503.6725

Emily Testa

Research Technologist 312.503.6725




NUCore reservation and scheduling site


SQI Cores

Peptide| NU Rates | NU Brochure | External Academic Brochure

Cleanroom| NURates | NU Brochure| User Guide

ANTEC| NU Rates |NU Brochure


Acknowledging the Cores


The SQI Peptide Synthesis Core ranked #2 in user satisfaction among all Northwestern University Core Facilities in the 2016 survey.