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If you are ready to submit samples for community profiling, we process all internal submissions through our MiCores website and external submissions through our Qualtrics survey.

Christina Cartaciano

If you have further questions, many answers can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

You can estimate the cost for services on our MiCores website.  If you need a quote, please use our price quote form.

We appreciate your interest in our core and any feedback on our services. We are available Monday to Fridays from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm during regular days. If you would like to discuss a project, feel free to contact us at

Microbiome Core team:

               Tom Schmidt, Ph.D. - Microbiome Core Director
               Karrie Black - Financial Administrator
               Christina Cartaciano - Microbiome Core Lab Specialist
               Lydia-Ann Ghuneim Ph.D. - Microbiome Core Lab Specialist
               Ruqaiya Siddiqui - Microbiome Core Lab Specialist