The Pharmaceutical Design and Discovery Unit in the interface between chemistry, biology and pharmaceutical technology integrates a strong core of the Faculty’s expertise in medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical microbiology, natural product chemistry, chemoinformatics, and formulation. The ultimate goals of the unit are to discover better, more efficient and safer drug candidates against relevant human diseases, to discover chemical probes for studying biological processes as well as to develop innovative pharmaceutical applications and methods. Unit's principal investigators are listed below.