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Cell and Tissue Imaging

Cell and Tissue Imaging Excellence

The Cell and Tissue Imaging Shared Resource at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center uses the Microscopy and Image Analysis Laboratory (MIL), a centralized operation including more than 3,000 square feet focusing mainly on studies of cell and tissue morphology and ultrastructure. As part of the Office of Research in the University of Michigan Medical School, we provide a fee-for-service-based operation - open to researchers from all departments within the university, other institutions and also the industrial research community.

State-of-the-Art Equipment for Imaging Distinction

Our facility includes state-of-the-art equipment for comprehensive cell and tissue imaging services, including:

  • Image analysis
  • Light microscopy area
    • Routine paraffin and cryo-sectioning
    • Processing
    • Staining
  • Live cell imaging
  • Microscopic imaging
    • Fluorescence
    • Confocal
    • 2-photon
    • SEM
    • TEM
    • Related services

MiCores Provides Convenient Online Ordering

The Microscopy and Image Analysis Laboratory uses a robust online system from iLabSolutions, called MiCores, to streamline the process of ordering and billing for core service requests. This enables anyone to use this core management system to reserve time on any instrument or login to use any instrument. If you have not previously used MiCores, please review these easy instructions to set up an account.

Learn more about Cell and Tissue Imaging Shared Resource

If you have questions about cell and tissue imaging services through the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Shared Resources or need to request assistance, please contact our team or view more information on our Microscopy and Image Analysis Laboratory website.

Director: Ben Allen, Ph.D.

Manager: Chris Edwards, M.S.

Location: A-830 BSRB
Phone: 763-1170

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