What's in the name. The name Tripod can be thought of as an acronym for Therapeutically Relevant Informatics for Prioritization, Optimization, and Development. It also symbolically represents a support structure---which consists of biology, chemistry, and informatics---for a typical therapeutic project. Contributors are members of the informatics group within the Division of Preclinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. If you have any questions regarding Tripod postings or resources, please contact Noel Southall.