Biomedical Research Store

Updated 5/20/2020: As part of the Medical School Research Reactivation Process guidelines, a Phase 1 ramp-up will begin on Tuesday, May 26th for labs and staff who conduct research within the Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB). The Biomedical Research Store (BRS) located within the BSRB is participating in this pilot. As research projects begin to ramp-up, it is important to understand that our operations are required to be different than in the past, due to COVID. We have updated our customer ordering procedures to reflect these guidelines. If you have questions, please contact our customer service team at

Updated 6/15/2020: The MSRBII, BSRB, LSI, and NCRC locations of the Biomedical Research Store are open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Please see our updated customer ordering procedures, as above.  All orders except those for ethanol should be placed via our revised order form, including special orders and delivery orders (NCRC only).  For ethanol orders, please continue to use the required ethanol purchase form.

Easy, on-site procurement of enzymes, reagents, and kits



Pick Up Order Procedures

All orders at the Biomedical Research Store will be via pick up for the foreseeable future, including special orders (delivery is still available at NCRC only).  Placing a pick up order is similar to our process for placing special orders:

  1. Download the Revised Order Form
  2. Fill it out in your PDF editor of choice and save it to your computer
  3. Attach that filled out and saved form to an email addressed to

From here, there are new policies to meet current guidelines:

  1. Wait for an email response that will include
    1. Your receipt
    2. Stock availability – supplies may be limited
    3. Possible designated pick up time(s) that meet social distancing requirements
  2. Come to the store at your designated pick up time
  3. Retrieve your products from the pick up cart/table outside the store

The store’s door will not be open. Please limit all communication to phone and email, and all orders to pick up orders.

Please call your locaiton of choice or email with any questions.

Biomedical Research Store Now Live in MiCores

On Monday, October 8, the Biomedical Research Store transitioned to MiCores, an online system from Agilent Technologies designed to streamline the process of ordering and billing for core purchases. The Store will be using the system for billing purposes only.

What does this mean for you?

  • Beginning Monday, October 8, 2018, all users will need to be registered in MiCores in order to purchase products from the Biomedical Research Store.
  • Most current users have been preloaded into the system. These users will already be affiliated with your lab and respective shortcodes that you have approved for their usage.

Attention PIs and Lab Managers: You may receive email requests (ongoing) from researchers in your lab who have affiliated themselves with you as PI in the MiCores system, in order for you to approve lab members and manage financial requests. The email from Agilent Technology will have specific instructions on how to approve the request and manage/approve funds for your researchers.

Note: If you need further instructions on this process, see the MiCores Lab Management Wiki.

Need to Create a New Account & Get Started in the System?
If you have new users logging in for the first time, follow these quick steps (PDF download).
If you would like to add members to your lab to place orders through the Store, please follow these steps (PDF download).

Additional help

If you have any questions, please contact HITS with a click, call by phone at 734-936-8000, or visit a Help Me Now service desk. More detailed instructions are available in the MiCores Help Wiki.


Supplies services for on-site researchers

The Biomedical Research Store is part of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities in the Office of Research. The Store provides University of Michigan research investigators with easy, on-site procurement of enzymes, reagents, and kits used in molecular, cell biology, and some protein chemistry. More than 700 different items from 13 vendors are stocked at five locations for immediate purchase. Our large-volume vendor contracts enable the Store to negotiate very low prices as well as eliminate all shipping and packaging fees.

Browse Available Products

Browse our complete products list and filter by your desired location to find out what is carried on hand at the Biomedical Research Store nearest you, or search for an individual product using the catalog number, description, or vendor.  All you need to purchase from the Store is an account’s shortcode and authorization to use the account.

Submit a Special Order

Not finding what you need among our in-stock products? Check our complete product list for all items available for order. Place a special order via fax, as an email attachment, or in person at one of our five convenient locations across the University of Michigan campus. Enjoy a discounted price and zero shipping fees!

Other Questions or Comments?

Check our F.A.Q. or contact us directly. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff makes customer service the top priority.

Medical Science Research Building II 
Phone: 734-615-5447 or 734-936-7626
Fax: 734-615-2171

1150 West Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5613


Biomedical Sciences Research Building
Phone: 734-615-6072, or 734-615-6073
Fax: 734-615-6074

109 Zina Pitcher Place
Ann Arbor MI 48109-2200

North Campus Research Complex
Phone: 734-615-2601
Fax: 734-615-2606

NCRC Building 14, Room 179
2800 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800


Life Sciences Institute 
Phone: 734-615-5701 or 734-615-7530
Fax: 734-615-5674

2297 LSI
210 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2216

Biomedical Research Store by the Numbers

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