Tripal is a collection of open-source freely available Drupal modules and is a member of the GMOD family of tools. Tripal serves as a web interface for the GMOD Chado database and is designed to allow anyone with genomic data to quickly create an online genomic database using community supported tools.

Tripal was initally developed at CUGI but now has a number of other developers contributing exciting modules and functionality. Websites at CUGI that utilize Tripal include: Download Tripal User guides, support and the API can be found at the project web page on SourceForge.

Development of Tripal at CUGI has been supported either financially or logistically by the following groups: