About Us:

The Microscopy Core provides access to advanced microscopes as well as the expertise of dedicated imaging scientists. We also provide custom image analysis, comprehensive sample preparation for electron microscopy, tissue clearing, and expansion microscopy. For best results, please let us assist you with every step of the imaging process, from sample preparation through quantitative image analysis.


Contact Us:

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General information or billing questions: 734-763-1170

Technical questions: 734-936-4912 or microscopy@umich.edu


Find Us:

Biomedical Sciences Research Building (BSRB), Rm A830: 734-763-1170

North Campus Research Complex Building 20 (NCRC), Rm 53S: 734-763-0706

Medical Sciences II (Med Sci II), Rm 5631: 734-647-8251

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