The mission of the UNC Microbiome Core is to provide the research community with the facilities and expertise to characterize complex microbial communities and microbial interactions. The Core has state of the art instrumentation and extensively trained personnel that provide support from experimental design to data analysis.

Featured Services

Microfluidics high-throughput qPCR for detection of Bifidobacterium species

Digital PCR

First Friday Microbiome Seminar


When: September 6, 2019 at 12 pm
Where: MBRB Room 8201 (note change of venue!)



The North Carolina Microbiome Consortium

Save the Date!

The next Microbiome Symposium will take place on May 15 of 2020

Missions and Goals

The North Carolina Microbiome Consortium provides the opportunity for interested and committed participants in academia, industry and the public to seek and share knowledge concerning the science of the microbiome

Instruments available in the Microbiome Core Facility: