DDC – Small Molecule Screening Facility

Contact Us

Faculty Leader: Prof. Tim Bugni
Facility Manager: Tom Polaske, Ph.D., polaske@wisc.edu, 715-889-4215
Computational Modeling and Virtual Screening:
Spencer Ericksen, Ph.D., ssericksen@wisc.edu

Room 6003 WIMR

Services Offered

High-Throughput Screening
Assay Ready Plates
Seahorse Metabolism Analysis
Mycoplasma Detection
Molecular Modeling and Virtual Screening

Aerial image of the medical campus at the University of Wisconsin - Madison

Equipment and Pricing

The Small Molecule Screening Facility (SMSF) has specialized equipment dedicated to drug discovery. Scientists from UW-Madison, other universities or private companies may receive training on some pieces of the shared equipment

Stem-cell cultures in a temperature-controlled cabinet in the Zhang lab at the Waisman Center at UW-Madison


Funding received from the UWCCC Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) for published research, including the use of UWCCC Shared Resources to generate or analyze data, or conduct clinical trials, needs to reference the UWCCC. See Acknowledging UWCCC in Publications, Posters, and Presentations. Please acknowledge “UWCCC Small Molecule Screening Facility” for any work supported by the SMSF.  Thank you!

Sample Acknowledgment

“The author(s) thank the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center Small Molecule Screening Facility, supported by P30 CA014520, for use of its facilities and services.”

View the UW Research Expertise website for more information on other UW–Madison laboratory facilities that provide state-of-the-art instrumentation and expert scientific staff.