In Observance of U.S. Holiday, Memorial Day, Agilent Cross Lab/ iLab Operations Software Support Help Desk will be closed during U.S. hours on Monday May 27th, 2024. We will resume regular U.S. support hours on Tuesday May 28th, 2024. EU and APAC Support will remain open during this time. For urgent matters, please add "Urgent" to the ticket/ email subject or press "1", when prompted, to escalate a call on the iLab Support phone and we will prioritize those requests first.

UMICH Microbiome Core

Overview of Services

The Microbiome Core sequencing group offers a number of tools to aid in microbiome and metagenomics research. These services include DNA extraction, preparation of genomic and 16S rRNA libraries, and next-generation sequencing on the Illumina MiSeq platform. Please visit our website for more information about our services.



Location and hours of operation  


Hours Location

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

1150 W Medical Center Dr.
1500 MSRB 1
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5666



Name Role Phone Email Location
Christina Cartaciano
Senior Project Manager
1500 MSRB 1
Karrie Black
Financial Specialist
1520 MSRB 1
Thomas Schmidt
1520C MSRB 1
Ruqaiya Siddiqui
Lab Specialist
1500 MSRB 1
Lydia-Ann Ghuneim
Lab Specialist
1500 MSRB1