BRCF Streamlines Processes with MiCores
Most Cores in the Biomedical Research Core Facilities are using MiCores, an online system from iLab Solutions designed to streamline the process of ordering and billing for core service requests. We're excited to offer this as a resource to our customers, and all core users are invited to use the system. The Biomedical Research Core Facilities are launching MiCores in three waves, which began Fall 2013.
So far, the following Biomedical Research Core Facilities are using MiCores:
- Bioinformatics Core
- Epigenomics Core
- Flow Cytometry Core
- Metabolomics Core
- Microscopy & Image Analysis Laboratory
- Proteomics & Peptide Synthesis Core
- Sample Preservation Freezer Farm Facility
- Transgenic Animal Model Core
- Vector Core
All launched Core users are invited to use the system, accessible through your Uniqname and level-1/ Kerberos password. 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.
The Biomedical Research Store and DNA Sequencing Core are on target to implement MiCores by the end of 2017.
Set up an account at https://umich.corefacilities.org. MiCores is being supported by the MSIS Service Desk. If you have any questions, please contact MSIS by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 734-763-7770 or visit the MiCores Knowledge Base (wiki). Video tutorials on registering for an account and services overview are also available (on YouTube).