UMICH Microscopy Core

 

The Microscopy Core provides advanced microscopes as well as the expertise of dedicated imaging scientists.  We can assist you with every step of the imaging process, from sample preparation through quantitative image analysis.

 

 

Our website provides a complete description of core's locations, instruments, policies, and rates.

 

Major Capabilities:

  • High speed live cell imaging
  • Super resolution imaging
  • Large volume 3D imaging
  • Intravital imaging
  • Tissue clearing and expansion microscopy
  • Correlative light and electron microscopy
  • SEM and TEM sample preparation
  • TEM tomography
  • Full support for image analysis

Major Instruments:

  • Nikon X1 spinning disk confocal
  • Nikon N-SIM
  • Nikon A1si confocals
  • Leica SP8 confocal + STED
  • Leica SP5 confocals + FLIM
  • Leica SP5 multiphoton
  • JEOL 1400 Plus TEM

Other Activities:

  • Technology seminars and workshops
  • Guest lectures on imaging or image analysis
  • Training and troubleshooting on your microscope

 

 

Facility Director:

Aaron Taylor
734-936-4912
aata@umich.edu

 

 

 

 

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Aaron Taylor
Director
 
734-936-4912
 
aata@umich.edu
 
BSRB A830
 
Linda Barthel
Staff
 
734-763-170
 
barthel@umich.edu
 
BSRB A828
 
Sasha Meshinchi
Staff
 
734-763-1170
 
meshin@umich.edu
 
BSRB A830