Center for Molecular Innovation and Drug Discovery

Design. Create. Innovate.


The Center for Molecular Innovation and Drug Discovery provides a collaborative research platform that brings together biologists and synthetic and medicinal chemists to enable the translation of basic scientific discoveries into potential new therapeutics.

Our mission is to:


  • Catalyze and enhance research focused on chemical biology and drug discovery.


  • Promote interdisciplinary activities and resources that increase understanding of physiological and pathophysiological processes relevant to therapeutic and diagnostic development.


  • Provide educational opportunities in the area of drug discovery, integrative chemical biology, and related basic science interdisciplinary research.


Center for Molecular Innovation & Drug Discovery

Northwestern University
2145 Sheridan Road Evanston, IL 60208-3113
Telephone: (847) 467-2629 | Fax: (847) 467-3276

Silverman Hall

Our campus address:
Richard and Barbara Silverman Hall
for Molecular Diagnostics and Therapeutics
2170 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208