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Make A CAF Service Request

If you are certain you would like to proceed with using the CAF lab services, please email In this email, please include the following information. Please not that unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to process samples from clients outside of the University of Michigan system.

  1. name of P.I.
  2. shortcode for billing
  3. hormones to be analyzed
  4. number of samples
  5. how much volume was collected, and
  6. how the samples were/will be collected and processed
Core Assay Facility
Department of Psychology
3469 East Hall
530 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043
Phone: 734-615-6549


Dr. Jacinta Beehner received her B.S. degree from the Department of Biology at Boston College. She then went on to complete her Master’s and Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology at Washington University working with Dr. Jane Phillips-Conroy. Her thesis research was conducted on a population of hybrid baboons in the field (The Awash National Park of Ethiopia) investigating the reproductive success of hybrid females. She conducted the hormone component of her thesis research under Dr. Patricia Whitten at Emory University. After conducting two postdoctoral fellowships—one at the University of Pennsylvania with Drs. Dorothy Cheney and Robert Seyfarth and one at Princeton University with Dr. Jeanne Altmann—she joined the Departments of Anthropology and Psychology at the University of Michigan as an assistant faculty member.

Dr. Jacinta Beehner
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Psychology
University of Michigan
Office: 4443 East Hall
Phone: 734.764.2415

Laboratory Manager/Technician

Teera Losch
Department of Psychology
3469 East Hall
Phone: 734-615-6549