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MiCORES is an iLab Solutions system used by Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF) to perform ordering, billing, and scheduling of scientific products and services. As of 8/9/2016, the following Cores are supported:

  • Bioinformatics Core
  • Epigenomics Core
  • Flow Cytometry Core
  • Metabolomics Core
  • Microscopy & Image Analysis Laboratory
  • Proteomics & Peptide Synthesis Core
  • Sample Preservation Freezer (Freezer Farm)
  • Transgenic Animal Model Core
  • Vector Core

To login to MiCores, please click the green "login" button located at the top right side of this page.

Need an iLab Account?

Click the blue "sign-up" button, located at the top right side of this page, to get started. All launched Core users are invited to use the system, which is accessible to University of Michigan faculty, staff, and students through your Uniqname and Level-1 (UMICH) password. Individuals associated with the University of Michigan without university credentials will need to obtain a sponsored account through the MCommunity Sponsor System managed by ITS. Please send a request to for assistance obtaining a sponsored account.

Once you complete the one-time registration process and are approved by your PI or Lab Manager, the system will enable you to place service requests, provide required approvals, and monitor progress. Please note: users must also be approved into each core they would like to request services from. To register for an account, follow these simple steps.

Questions About MiCores?

MiCores is being supported by the HITS (Health Information Technology Services) Service Desk. If you have any questions pertaining to access or the system, please contact HITS by email at, by phone at 734-936-8000 or visit the MiCores Knowledge Base (wiki)

For scientific questions regarding services and available expertise, please contact the individual Core or

iLab Cores at University of Michigan

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
UMICH Bioinformatics Core Marci Brandenburg 734-615-1643
UMICH Center for Molecular Imaging
UMICH Epigenomics
UMICH Flow Cytometry Core David Adams 734-764-8107
UMICH Metabolomics Core Maureen Kachman 734-232-0842
UMICH Microscopy & Image Analysis Laboratory (MIL) Sasha Meshinchi 734-763-1170
UMICH Proteomics & Peptide Synthesis Core Henriette Remmer 734-763-6285
UMICH Sample Preservation Freezer Facility Ati Tislerics 734-763-7752
UMICH Transgenic Animal Model Core Thom Saunders 734-647-2910
UMICH Vector Core Thomas Lanigan 734-764-5201
UMMS Central Biorepository Zack Klug 734 647 8809