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Cutting-Edge Research Facilities

USciences offers state of the art research core facilities that are available to USciences faculty, off-campus faculty and commercial partners.

For more information on USciences research facilities and capabilities, please contact:

Jean-Francois Jasmin, PhD
Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Education
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
McNeil Building, Room 104

Industrial Pharmacy Lab (IPHL)

The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Industrial Pharmacy Laboratory provides a broad spectrum of capabilities such as:

  • Preformulation
  • Formulation development
  • Controlled/sustained release dosage form development
  • Drug delivery systems development
  • Analytical method development and validation

For more information on the IPHL available equipment and research capabilities please contact Dr. Pardeep Gupta.

West Center For Computational Chemistry and Drug Design

The "West Center" is focused on the application of computational methods to chemical and biological problems, as well as on the development of more powerful computational tools to improve the ability of these methods to produce real world answers. Our expertise includes Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD), Bioinformatics, Structure Activity Relationship (SAR), Computational Method Development and Application (CMDA), Molecular Dynamics of Biological and Chemical Processes (MDBCP), and Quantum Mechanics (QM).

For more information please visit the West Center for Computational Chemistry and Drug Design homepage.

Bioimaging Resources

USciences Bioimaging capabilities include:

  • Upright and Inverted Transmitted Light Imaging
  • Phase Contrast and DIC Imaging
  • Fixed and Live-Cell Epifluorescence
  • Upright Multicolor Widefield Epifluorescence
  • Spinning Disk Confocal Imaging
  • Laser Scanning Confocal Imaging
  • Microinjection and Micromanipulators for Cell Injection and Gradient Generation
  • 3 Channel Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy (TIRFM)
  • 4 Channel XY Galvo Photoactivation Point Scanner
  • 3 Channel Spectral Confocal System

For more information on available bioimaging equipment and research capabilities please visit the Department of Biological Sciences Research Facilities page.

Chemistry Core Facility

Shared resources offering cutting-edge technologies, high-end instrumentation, technical support, education, and a wide range of services to the research community. For more information please vist the Chemistry Core Facility homepage and contact Drs. John Tomsho or Nathan Baird.

Physical Therapy Research Facilities

Research facilities within the Physical Therapy Department include the Motion Analysis Laboratory located within the Patricia Leahy Memorial Research Laboratory, and the BTE Technologies™ Rehabilitation Research Laboratory, equipped with some of the most advanced technology in the field.

Malt Brewing Testing Lab

With a goal to promote quality in the industry and help businesses thrive, the Malt Brewing Testing Lab offers consulting services, testing and microbiology services, helping ensure consistency, optimize efficiency, or troubleshoot problems.


Jean-Francois Jasmin, PhD
Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Education


Office Location: McNeil Building, Room 104
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495