Microbiome Analysis and Services

We are a full service facility for 16s Microbiome Analysis:

  • DNA Extractions
  • Library Construction
  • Data Analysis

Gene Expression Analysis and Services

We are a full service facility for 16s Microbiome Analysis:

  • Affymetrix GeneChip System

Our Services

The Host-Microbe Systems Biology (HMSB) Core offers complete start-to-finish services for 16S and 18S phylogenetic studies, and gene expression profiling by Affymetrix GeneChip microarrays and RNAseq analysis. HMSB Core services include nucleic acid extraction, library preparation for Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), and functional analysis of NGS and microarray data sets. We utilize state-of-the-art open source software platforms as well as customized scripts and programs developed in house under the direction of the HMSB Core Associate Director, Jonathan Eisen, Ph.D. The HMSB Core is uniquely designed to provide researchers with easily accessible, customized, and cost-effective resources for integrating analyses of microbial community structure and host-microbe interactions in health and disease.

Shared Equipment Access:

  • ABI Viia 7 RT PCR
  • Arcturus XT LCM
  • Leica CM1950 Cryostat
  • Leica RM2255 Microtome
  • LICOR Odyssey Infrared Imager
  • Qiagen Pyromark Q24
  • Qiagen QIAcube

Contact Us:

Please direct all inquiries regarding services and pricing to:
Matt Rolston
Core Manager


Physical Address:

Host Microbe Systems Biology Core
University of California, Davis
451 Health Sciences Drive
Genome & Biomedical Science Facility, Health Sciences
5th Floor, Rm 5212
Davis, CA 95616


Meet the Host Microbe Systems Biology Core Team