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Core Technologies

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3-D Tissue Bioprinting: An Emerging Path to Better Drug Development

Using 3-D bioprinting techniques, NCATS scientists are developing 3-D tissue models that more closely mimic tissues in the human body.

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NCATS Develops New Technique to Look Inside 3-D Cells

NCATS intramural experts publish research that outlines a simple, fast and automated process to make 3-D tissues transparent that could improve drug testing.

Automation

Supporting the maintenance and operation of laboratory instrumentation and processes.

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Compound Management

Providing compound library plating services for high-throughput screening at NCATS.

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Analytical Chemistry

Carrying out small molecule analysis and purification for therapeutic development.

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Informatics

Developing algorithms and software to disseminate research results.

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Photo of two robots in the high-throughput robotic screening system.

Automation

Supporting the maintenance and operation of laboratory instrumentation and processes.

Close-up photo of a 384 well plate being prepared with samples from a 16 pipette machine.

Compound Management

Providing compound library plating services for high-throughput screening at NCATS.

Photo of a researcher in a lab coat and protective glasses running a machine in a fume hood.

Analytical Chemistry

Carrying out small molecule analysis and purification for therapeutic development.

Close-up photo of a person pointing at data on a computer screen.

Informatics

Developing algorithms and software to disseminate research results.

Work with Us

NCATS pre-clinical programs and resources focus on key obstacles and inefficiencies in the translational process, overcoming bottlenecks that slow the development of new treatments for patients.

Learn more about how to access NCATS programs and expertise.

Driving Core Technologies

Learn more about the NCATS Chemical Genomics Center and its core technology activities.