The Simpson Querrey Institute (SQI) is home to two core facilities, the Analytical bioNanoTechnology Equipment Core (ANTEC) and the Peptide Synthesis Core (PS Core). These facilities are fee-for-service/instrument use laboratories that encompass a wide range of biologically related analytical instrumentation as well as a comprehensive offering of synthetic peptide services.
Core Facilities staff from left to right: Alexandra Kolot, Charles Bressan, Emily Ayello, Mark Karver, Suvendu Biswas
More on ANTEC
ANTEC houses research equipment
for evaluating and preparing materials used in bionanotechnology laboratories.
More on PS CORE
Peptide Synthesis CoreSQI’s Peptide Synthesis Core Facility is equipped with instrumentation and staff dedicated to the synthesis, purification and analysis of peptides.
News and Events
- Outstanding Cores rank in the top 10% of all core facilities across the university, based on metrics such as service, outreach, education, financial management, facility operations and feedback obtained from the annual user satisfaction survey.
- Only three core facilities at Northwestern received this designation.
Rising Stars of SQI Lectures
The Rising Stars Lectures are sponsored by the Peptide Synthesis Core and ANTEC.
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About Rising Stars
These popular lectures highlight the research of senior graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the SQI laboratories. The lectures give these researchers a forum to hone their presentation skills and disseminate information about their interesting research projects at SQI.
Browse past rising stars lectures
Rising Stars Lecture speakers are nominated by SQI Faculty Members. If you would like to nominate someone for an upcoming lecture, contact Mark Karver or Alexandra Kolot.