Metabolomics

Metabolomics Core aims to improve diagnosis, prevention, and monitoring of diseases through metabolic profiling

About the Metabolomics Core

The Metabolomics Core measures concentrations of small molecules in biological samples on a recharge basis. We strive to provide GLP-quality analytical services at competitive prices, and regularly customize assays to fit our clients’ needs. Services include initial consultation, method development, data collection, interpretation, and presentation. Core competencies include both targeted assays for many analyte classes as well as untargeted assays to evaluate the entire metabolome in biofluids and tissues, measurement of flux through various pathways using 13C-isotopomer analyses, and structural identification of isolated unknowns and potential biomarkers.

The Metabolomics Core uses MiCores, an online system from iLab Solutions designed to stream the process of ordering and billing for core service requests.

Process

Getting Started With the Core

The process for initiating a project with the Metabolomics Core varies depending on your institutional affiliation. Please review our guidelines and forms. Once the necessary steps are completed, your request will be reviewed. A consultation will be scheduled to review the project/experimental design with you and to provide a quote.

Request Services in MiCores

Please login to MiCores in order to schedule a consultation or request a service in the Core.

Submit Your Samples

For general guidelines in sample collection for metabolomics studies, and specific instructions on how to submit your samples, please download these important documents:

Metabolomics Core by the Numbers

Joined the BRCF

Grants Serviced (FY18)

Principal Investigators Worked With (FY18)

Events

  • Researchpalooza 2019

    Mark your calendars for the return of Researchpalooza! Join the BRCF and the UMMS Office of Research for Researchpalooza during the annual Michigan Medicine Ice Cream Social, with 80+ exhibitors from labs and offices of the Medical School and across …

     

News

  • DNA Sequencing Core Decommissioning the HiSeq4000

    In order to focus on new and emerging technologies, the DNA Sequencing Core will be discontinuing HiSeq4000 services on June 15, 2019. Samples requiring HiSeq4000 sequencing should be submitted as soon as possible to ensure adequate time for processing prior …

       
  • In Focus: Using Single Cell Analysis to Study the Role of Immune Cells in Bone Regeneration

    Dr. Benjamin Levi Single cell analysis–studying genomics at the level of a single cell–has been an important tool for researchers like Benjamin Levi, MD–Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery and Director of the Burn/Trauma and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory. …