Research Research Projects Highlighted Projects Learn more about the Natural Products Discovery Core's collaborations across campus to advance a wide range of drug-discovery projects. Publications View Publications on PubMed The Natural Products Discovery Core builds on years of research into natural products by the lab of faculty member David H. Sherman. Related News October 29, 2018 Biosciences Initiative invests $45M in U-M research Three ground-breaking LSI projects are among the University of Michigan projects to be funded in the first round of investments from the Biosciences Initiative. March 12, 2018 Enzyme's structure reveals how nature performs rare molecular transformations How one type of enzyme allows a microorganism to produce molecules with a wide range of potentially beneficial activities — from fighting insects to killing fungi. March 13, 2017 How does nature make it? Mapping cyanobacterial pathways in the search for new drugs Researchers have mapped the complex chemistry involved in creating several types of bioactive compounds that are naturally produced inside bacteria. Menu About Science Education News Events Giving twitter LinkedIn Copyright © Copyright 2023 Regents of the University of Michigan | Non-discrimination policy.