In observance of the upcoming December holidays, many of our cores have adjusted their operations. If you have questions about hours or access, please use the core’s contact information listed below.

Advanced Genomics Core

Advanced Genomics Core (AGC) services will be unavailable after 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 22nd. Standard samples (including QuantStudio plates) should be submitted no later than 2:00 PM on Friday, December 17th to ensure proper transport to the AGC. Single-cell and spatial submissions should be submitted no later than 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 22nd. All submissions will resume Monday, January 3rd. Please contact Core Director Olivia Koues, Ph.D. with specific questions.

Bioinformatics Core

Bioinformatics Core services will be unavailable from Friday, December 24th through Sunday, January 2nd, reopening on Monday, January 3rd. Questions? Please contact bioinformatics@umich.edu.

Biomedical Research Store

Limited locations will be open until 3:00 PM on Thursday, December 23. All locations will be closed from Friday, December 24th through Sunday, January 2nd, reopening on Monday, January 3rd. The deadline for special orders to be placed will be 8:45 AM on Monday, December 20. Questions? Please contact bmrs1@umich.edu.

Epigenomics Core

The Epigenomics Core will be closed from Friday, December 24th through Sunday, January 2nd, reopening on Monday, January 3rd. Please contact Managing Director Claudia Lalancette, Ph.D. with any questions at clalance@med.umich.edu.

Flow Cytometry Core

The Flow Cytometry Core will be unavailable for staffed operations on December 23-25 and Dec 31.  Limited staffed operations will be available in the MSRB2 location only on December 27-30.  Please use the MiCores scheduling system to make requests. All the Labs will be available for self-assisted operation as always, but no staff will be available to start up, shut down, or troubleshoot the instruments.

Metabolomics Core

Metabolomics Core services will be unavailable after 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 23, and will resume at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, January 4. Please contact Core Director Maureen Kachman, Ph.D. at mkachman@med.umich.edu with any questions.

Microscopy Core

The Microscopy Core will be unavailable for staffed operations from Friday, December 24th through Friday, December 31st. Staff will return on Monday, January 3rd. Trained users who already have access can continue to use the Microscopy Core on their own at any time. Please contact jenpete@umich.edu with any questions.

Proteomics and Peptide Synthesis Core

The Proteomics & Peptide Synthesis Core will be open for sample submission and peptide pick-up on Tuesday, December 21 by appointment only. The Core will be closed starting Wednesday, December 22, and will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022, with the first sample submission appointments available on Tuesday, January 4th. Please email Dr. Henriette Remmer at hremmer@umich.edu with questions or to make an appointment.

Transgenic Animal Model Core

Transgenic Animal Model Core services will be unavailable after 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 22, and will resume on Monday, January 3. Please contact tgcore@umich.edu with any questions.

Vector Core

Vector Core services will be unavailable after Tuesday, December 21, and will resume on Monday, January 3. Please contact Core Director Thomas Lanigan, Ph.D. at lanigant@umich.edu with any questions.

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