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UMICH Natural Products Discovery Core

Overview of Services

The Natural Products Discovery Core has developed a 42,000-sample (and growing) library of natural product extracts derived from a uniquie collection of diverse marine and terrestrial actinomycetes, fungi and cyanobacteria. The core provides researchers at U-M and external partners with the technology and expterise to develop candidates identified through high-througput screening into unique, bioactive, patentable small molecules. Rapid genomic and metabolomic profiling allows users to identify high value molecules as probes and drug leads. 


Ashu Tripathi, Ph.D. Director    
Jenn Soules Core Operations & Finance Lead 734-647-7772

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

 Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM 

 210 Washtenaw Ave.
 Ann Arbor, MI. 48109-2216

Links and Resources

  1. Natural Product Discovery Core


Name Role Phone Email Location
Jenn Soules
Core Operations & Finance Lead

Ashu Tripathi