BRCF Microscopy Core

provides instrumentation and expertise for light and electron microscopy imaging.


Eric Rentchler, PhD

Woo Jung Cho, PhD


BSRB (Rm A830)
109 Zina Pitcher Pl, Ann Arbor, MI

NCRC Building 20 (Rm 53S)
2800 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI

MSRB II (Rm 5631)
1137 Catherine St, Ann Arbor, MI

Medical School

Who We Serve

University of Michigan Researchers and External Researchers

Core Summary

The BRCF Microscopy Core provides instrumentation and expertise for microscopic imaging studies of cell and tissue morphology and ultrastructure.

Service Categories: Imaging


Image Analysis
Channel-specific segmentation, Complex segmentation,

Expansion Microscopy, Fluorescence microscopy, Scanning electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy,

Tissue Clearing


Confocal Microscope
Leica Inverted SP5 Confocal Microscope System with 2-Photon FLIM, Leica SP8 2-Photon Confocal with FLIM an dFCS, Nikon A-1 Confocal Standard Sensitivity, Nikon A1 High Sensitivity Confocal, Nikon A1SI Confocal, Nikon X1 Yokogawa Spinning disk Confocal,

Electron Microscope
JEOL JEM 1400 -+ Transmission Electron Microscope,

Imaging Computers

Light Sheet Microscope
Zeiss Lattice Light Sheet 7,

Multiphoton Microscope
Leica SP5 Upright Multiphoton, Leica SP8 Inverted Multiphoton,

Super Resolution Microscope
Leica 1X STED, Nikon Structured Illumination Microscope,

Widefield Microscope
Deltavision-RT Live Cell Imaging System, Leica DMIRE Inverted Widefield Microscope, Nikon E800 Upright Epifluorescence Microscope, Olympus SZX16, Zeiss Apotome,