We offer services and resources to microbiome researchers from across campus and beyond. Please use our MiCores website when you are ready to submit samples.
CURRENT PROCESSING TIME: approximately 3 WEEKS from date of sample delivery.
We are currently reviewing our pricing, and we expect to have the new rates on May 01, 2021.
Our services include:
High Throughput Extraction of Nucleic Acids
Microbial Community Profiling - (16S, ITS, and EMP 16S)
Microbial Whole Genome Sequencing
Strain Collection Database
**MALDI - microbial isolate identification, our newest service **
The Microbiome Core is housed in the Medical Science Research Building I (MSRB-I). We provide services for the National Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Centers (MMPC) and are allied with the UM Center for Gastrointestinal Research (UMCGR).
Meet the team:
Tom Schmidt, Ph.D.- Microbiome Core Director
Karrie Black, M.B.A. - Financial Administrator
Christina Cartaciano, M.S. - Senior Project Manager
Ruqaiya Siddiqui, M.S. - Microbiome Core Lab Specialist