Co-ordinator:

Tanel Tenson

Institute of Technology

University of Tartu

Nooruse St 1, Tartu

e-mail:Tanel.Tenson@ut.ee

Tel: +372 737 4844

Fax:+372 737 4900

Chemical biology is a scientific discipline spanning the fields of chemistry and biology, involving the application of chemical techniques and tools, often compounds produced through synthetic chemistry, to the study and manipulation of biological systems.

The overall objective of the Center of Excellence is to boost top level research in chemical biology for providing tools to study and fight against infectious diseases.

Aims:

 Developing an infrastructural platform for research in infection related chemical biology;

 Providing new chemical tools for research in infection biology;

 Providing validated drug targets for development of anti-infectives.

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CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN CHEMICAL BIOLOGY

EU Regional Fund