Exhibitor List 2017

Researchpalooza 2017 is in the books, but for reference here's the list of exhibitors. Interested in participating in 2018? Contact Ann Curtis (accurtis@umich.edu).

Animal Care & Use Office The Animal Care & Use Office supports the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee by fostering sustained excellence in animal care and use in scientific research and education, and promoting the philosophy that the highest animal welfare standards are necessary for impactful science.
Association of Multicultural Scientists The Association of Mutlicultural Scientists (AMS) is a graduate student-run organization focused on assisting members in the successful completion of the Ph.D. by offering support which will meet academic and social needs in a comfortable environment.
Association for Women in Science The Association for Women in Science is a national organization dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, technology, and engineering. At the University of Michigan, we are committed to building a network of individuals who support these goals.
Bioinformatics Core The Bioinformatics Core is one of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities at the UMMS. The Core is a team of bioinformatics analysts, software developers, and IT staff dedicated to providing computing support, data infrastructure, and bioinformatics analysis for the academic, research, and administrative activities at the University of Michigan.
Biointerfaces Institute The Biointerfaces Institute (BI) is a multi-disciplinary research unit comprised of 27 research groups from Dentistry, Engineering, Medical School and Pharmacy. Located at NCRC, BI offers a new research paradigm that promotes continual collaboration between life and physical scientists to deliver transformative technologies.
Biomedical Research Core Facilities The Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF), part of the Office of Research, is a collection of centralized labs and services offering state-of-the-art instruments and resources to faculty and staff.
Biomedical Research Store The Biomedical Research Store, part of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF), provides University of Michigan research investigators with easy, on-site procurement of enzymes, reagents, and kits used in molecular, cell biology, and some protein chemistry. Over 700 different items from eleven vendors are stocked at five locations for immediate purchase.
BioSocial Methods Collaborative The BioSocial Methods Collaborative supports the entire life cycle of biosocial research. Facilities and resources include the UM Home Lab, a full suite of sensors on multiple platforms, specialized software programs, a bio specimen lab, terabytes of short term data storage and expertise in multiple biological and behavioral data modalities.
Calendar Review & Analysis Office CRAO, part of the Office of Research, supports and collaborates with researchers and study teams to produce and maintain a uniform process for the Research Billing Calendar, Budget, and Enrollment. We provide stellar customer service and foster partnerships with various other research support areas internal and external to Michigan Medicine.
Cancer Center Biostatistics, Analytics and Bioinformatics Core Our specific aims are: to collaborate with Cancer Center investigators on the design of experiments and observational studies; to provide statistical analysis and interpretation of scientific data; to consult with Cancer Center investigators on statistical issues; and to undertake methodological research which will lead to improved methods for the design and analysis of data related to cancer research.
Cardiovascular Center Clinical Research Group (C3RG) The Frankel Cardiovascular Center Clinical Research group provides monthly seminars regarding a wide range of clinical research topics to research staff and coordinators of the entire University.
Cardiovascular Center Phenotyping Core & Physiology Phenotyping Core The Physiology Phenotyping Core (PPC) provides state of the art phenotyping services for animal models ranging from zebrafish all the way to large animals, with a primary focus on mouse and rodent models of disease.
Center for Advanced Models and Translational Sciences and Therapeutics (CAMTraST) Description coming soon.
Center for Bioethics & Social Sciences in Medicine The mission of CBSSM is to be the premier intellectual gathering place of clinicians, social scientists, bioethicists, and others interested in improving individual and societal health through research, education/outreach, and service. CBSSM is a multidisciplinary "home" for anyone interested in applying empirical social science methods to improve health.
Center for Chemical Genomics The Center for Chemical Genomics (CCG) provides expertise and resources for U-M researchers and others to use modern high-throughput screening (HTS) approaches in tackling basic biology or novel drug discovery projects.
Center for Clinical Outcomes Development & Application The Center for Clinical Outcomes Development and Application (CODA) is in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. They provide expert consultation for measurement selection and application to evaluate clinical questions and interventions. By developing new measures, they aim to maximize measurement validity, precision, sensitivity, efficiency, and clinical relevance.
Center for Discovery of New Medicines The Center for Discovery of New Medicines (CDNM) is the translational research/drug discovery center at U-M.
Center for Live Cell Imaging The CLCI aims to provide access to, and training on, the tools and expertise required for quantitative fluorescence microscopy and image analysis in living cells, including custom software creation for image analysis on Metamorph, ImageJ, and Huygens. We also offer consultation with experimental design or data analysis in Wide-field and confocal fluorescence, Live cell fluorescence, FRET Stoichiometry, and Ratiometric imaging.
Center for Molecular Imaging The Center for Molecular Imaging (CMI) is a shared resource aimed at providing imaging services for the research community. We offer an assortment of in vivo imaging systems, ranging from bioluminescence to MRI to PET. The CMI has become a diverse resource facility that fosters productive interdisciplinary collaborations in research.
Center for Structural Biology The Center for Structural Biology (CSB) is a comprehensive structural biology resource for researchers at the University of Michigan and surrounding areas.
Central Biorepository The Central Biorepository, a unit of the UMMS Office of Research, works to enhance research by providing a world-class, accredited, standardized, safe and monitored environment for the processing, storage and distribution of high-quality normal and disease biospecimens annotated with detailed clinical and laboratory data.
Child Health Evaluation & Research Center The Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center of the University of Michigan is a multidisciplinary health services research unit, based in the Division of General Pediatrics that brings together faculty from multiple pediatric subspecialty disciplines, other departments from the school of medicine and multiple schools and institutes across campus.
Clinical Trials Support Office The Clinical Trials Support Office supports faculty and staff at the University of Michigan Medical School as they work to create the new knowledge needed to improve clinical care, value, and health outcomes by successfully executing a diverse portfolio of high-quality clinical trials.
Collaboratory for Technology, Health, and Independence The Collaboratory for Technology, Health, and Independence invites primary care physicians, allied health professionals, students, and trainees to evaluate an e-Learning program for improving interactions with and care for patients with spinal cord injuries. Monetary incentive or CME credit offered. This project is funded by the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation.
Computer Showcase & Tech Repair Computer Showcase will offer complimentary VR cardboard kits with information about services for personal and departmental technology. These include: online ordering and same-day campus delivery for shortcode purchases; no-cost walk-in technical support; in- and out-of-warranty repair for many common device brands; and end-to-end accidental damage services for University-owned hardware.
Copyright at the U-M The University of Michigan Library Copyright Office provides the university community information about copyright.
Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program The U-M Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program is a commercialization fund that seeks to accelerate the development of university technologies into new products to improve health care. The program funds 5-7 projects per year for an average of over $100,000 each. Each project must involve a collaboration between UM faculty from any college of engineering department and a practicing clinician from a clinical department.
Data Office for Clinical & Translational Research Need clinical data for research? The Data Office for Clinical & Translational Research, a unit of the UMMS Office of Research, offers access to health data for U-M researchers: Self-serve tools: (DataDirect, EMERSE) user-friendly way to search on 3.8 million patients in Research Data Warehouse. Custom data sets:  for complex queries; and data consultations offering advice on available data for research.
Dental School Office of Research Research Cores at the School of Dentistry include Histology, Molecular Biology and MicroCT services.
Department of Communications/ Michigan Health Labs Michigan Health Lab, produced by the Michigan Medicine Dept. of Communication, showcases the latest research findings & timely perspectives for a broad public audience. Subscribe & send us story ideas!
DNA Sequencing Core The DNA Sequencing Core, one of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF), provides high-quality, low-cost DNA analysis for research clients on a recharge basis. The Core occupies approximately 10,000 square feet of laboratory space in the North Campus Research Complex, with a variety of instruments and 26 highly trained individuals on staff to assist researchers.
Environment, Health, & Safety Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) promotes health, safety and environmental compliance within the University of Michigan campus community. At the University of Michigan, protection of the environment and safety on the job is everyone's responsibility. EHS provides leadership at all levels of the University to maintain a healthy workplace and to protect the environment.
Epigenomics Core The Epigenomics Core, one of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF), provides resources and services to prepare samples for analysis in epigenetic regulation in both genome-wide and locus-specific manners.
eResearch-ITS eResearch is a suite of systems that support the University of Michigan's electronic research administration. It includes; eRAM, Proposal Management, Regulatory Management, and M-Inform.
Epigenomics Core Come see what the Medical School's Facilities Management and Planning office has been doing!
Faculty Development Our mission is to support faculty skill acquisition in teaching, research, and leadership as well as navigating the complex organizational structures in which they practice. We wish to maintain high levels of faculty satisfaction with their professional experience at the Medical School.
Fast Forward Medical Innovation A unit of the UMMS Office of Research, Fast Forward Medical Innovation nurtures commercialization and entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan Medical School and beyond.
Flow Cytometry Core Stop by the Flow Cytometry Core, one of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF), to learn about the recent and ongoing equipment upgrades in our five locations, including the newest North Campus lab.
Frankel Cardiovascular Center Research Initiatives The Frankel Cardiovascular Center is a leader in all forms of research on the heart and blood vessels and the diseases that affect them. Our research supports a wide variety of projects and programs that advance both our understanding of the cardiovascular system and our delivery of care to patients.
Grant Review & Analysis Office The Grant Review & Analysis Office, part of the UMMS Office of Research, reviews all proposals with external funding/provider sources and provides post award guidance. Our office reviews proposals that involve Medical School faculty or resources for compliance with school, university and sponsor guidelines. We have signature authority on behalf of the Dean of the Medical School for these types of issues.  We also support pre/post award services to HHC, EVPMA, and MSA units!
Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) plays an integral role in the success of Michigan Medicine by providing clinicians, educators, researchers, students, and staff with exceptional technology-related information, products, services, and support. HITS also provides institutional expertise related to IT strategy, security, infrastructure, and resource management.
IRBMED The five Institutional Review Boards of the University of Michigan Medical School (IRBMED), part of the Office of Research, oversee human subjects research conducted at the Medical School and Michigan Medicine. This includes research conducted off-site by University faculty and staff when acting as University employees or in connection with their University appointments.
Learning Health Sciences Department DLHS focuses on the sciences that can make learning effective, routine, and efficient. Our research programs generate new knowledge that can enhance learning at all levels of scale; our educational programs train new researchers and appliers of the sciences of learning; our service programs help health systems become learning health systems.
Lurie Nanofabrication Facility The LNF is a world-class facility, for micro and nano-fabrication, which offers access to a broad set of technologies, processes and technical support. LNF's more than 13,500 sqft (area under filter) of state-of-the-art class 10/100/1000 and a BioSafety Level II facility supports general processing or Silicon, compound semiconductors, polymers, and other material for MEMS, BioMEMS and Microfluidics.
Medical School Facilities Description coming soon.
MCubed MCubed stimulates innovative research and scholarship by distributing real-time seed funding to collaborative trios of multi-unit, faculty-led teams called cubes. Housed in the Office of Research (UMOR), MCubed is part of U-M's Third Century Initiative. Building upon U-M's excellence and spirit of cooperation across disciplines, MCubed makes great ideas go!
Metabolomics Core The Metabolomics Core is one of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF) and measures concentrations of small molecules in biological samples on a recharge basis. Services include initial consultation, method development, data collection, interpretation, and presentation.
MiChart Research Visit us for assistance using MiChart for your research study including tips, tricks, and questions.
Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care MCIRCC is one of the world's first comprehensive research enterprises devoted to transforming critical care medicine by accelerating science and moving it from bench to bedside. MCIRCC brings together U-M scientists, clinicians and engineers, and pairs them with industry partners and funding sources to develop cutting-edge critical care solutions.
Michigan Integrative Musculoskeletal Health Core Center The Michigan Integrative Musculoskeletal Health Core Center (MiMHC) enables vertically integrative, multi-scale musculoskeletal science from molecular mechanisms to organismal function by increasing access to critical, specialized resources and expertise (Histology, High resolution Computed Tomography and Raman spectroscopy, Function) that are fundamental to musculoskeletal research programs.
Michigan Metabolomics & Obesity Center The goal of the Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center/Nutrition Obesity Research Center is to support infrastructure to encourage and enable researchers from preclinical, clinical and translational and population-based disciplines to integrate the newest tools in molecular and cellular biology, neurobehavior and computational biology into their studies related to metabolic health.
Michigan Mixed Methods Research & Scholarship Program The goal of the Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center/Nutrition Obesity Research Center is to support infrastructure to encourage and enable researchers from preclinical, clinical and translational and population-based disciplines to integrate the newest tools in molecular and cellular biology, neurobehavior and computational biology into their studies related to metabolic health.
Michigan Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center At the University of Michigan, we are building a new hub for mixed methods research led by world renowned mixed methodologists, Dr. John W. Creswell and Dr. Michael D. Fetters. Our mission is to promote mixed methods research and scholarship across academic disciplines through education, training, consulting and mentoring with the support of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan.
Michigan Publishing Michigan Publishing is the hub of scholarly publishing at the University of Michigan, and is a part of its dynamic and innovative University Library. We publish scholarly and educational materials in a range of formats for wide dissemination and permanent preservation, provide publishing services to the University of Michigan community and beyond, and advocate for the broadest possible access to scholarship everywhere.
Michigan Video Abstracts Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) is pleased to offer Michigan Video Abstracts (MVA), a new online journal. With the goal of inspiring scientists, researchers, and the public, MVA uses short videos to share the stories behind innovative bioscience research.
MICHR MICHR is here to enable & enhance clinical & translational research at U-M and beyond. We do this by being a catalytic partner who educates, funds, connects, and supports research teams here and beyond. Think of our helpful and knowledgeable faculty and staff as your extended research team.
Microscopy & Image Analysis Laboratory The Microscopy and Image Analysis Laboratory (MIL), one of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF), is a centralized facility of more than 3,000 square feet housing major equipment, used on a shared basis by investigators focusing mainly on studies of cell and tissue morphology and ultrastructure. It offers state-of-the-art equipment for microscopic imaging, including fluorescence microscopy, as well as scanning and transmission electron microscopy.
Nephrology Research Description cominig soon.
Pediatrics Research Office Description coming soon.
PET Center The U-M PET Center offers synthesis of a spectrum of new and established radiotracers for PET imaging labeled with carbon-11, fluorine-18 and nitrogen-13. Radiotracers are prepared according to cGMP and are available both for pre-clinical (microPET imaging, biodistribution, autoradiography, metabolism) and clinical use.
Pharmacokinetics Core The Pharmacokinetics (PK) Core aims to facilitate researchers' efforts to discover new medicines, obtain research funding, file patent applications, and publish academic research findings for both preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetic applications, including bioanalysis and LC-MS, lead compound modeling, and dose optimization.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Description coming soon.
Platelet & Pharmacology Core The Platelet and Pharmacology Core offers a wide arrange of on-campus services such as; aggregation, flow cytometry, calcium flux, phlebotomy services, CBC's, and a Li-Cor Pearl Trilogy which includes a whole animal imaging system. Requests are completed by expert staff, and training on all equipment is available as well.
Procurement Procurement Services manages the purchasing activities for a diverse selection of goods and services used by U-M, including research supplies. The department also manages the university’s PCard program and Concur, U-M’s travel and expense system, and offers printing, copying, and mailing as well as property disposition services to the university.
Proteomics & Peptide Synthesis Core The Proteomics & Peptide Synthesis Core, one of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF), provides services in peptide synthesis, N-terminal sequencing, mass spec and proteomics.
Regulatory Affairs The Office of Regulatory Affairs works to build and maintain a strong foundation of regulatory good standing upon which the Medical School's missions can flourish.
Research Data Services Research Data Services is a network of services throughout the Library to assist you during all phases of the research data lifecycle.
Research Development Research Development, part of the UMMS Office of Research, designs and implements services that help faculty become successful in obtaining and maintaining extramural funding. These include the R01 Boot Camp program, limited submission competitions, proposal editing, web resources, grantwriting workshops, bridging funds, and large proposal support.
Single Molecule Analysis in Real-Time (SMART) Center The SMART Center provides access to cutting edge instrumentation and expertise for single molecule and super-resolution microscopy and analysis. In addition to flexible imaging modalities, including single molecule TIRF, PALM/STORM, time-resolved confocal microscopy, fluorescence lifetime imaging, optical tweezers, and atomic force microscopy, we provide support in experimental planning and analysis.
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science The purpose of SACNAS at Umich is to encourage and promote the advancement of minorities in the sciences at the University of Michigan and surrounding communities.
Taubman Health Sciences Library The Informationists of the THSL work to support, enhance, and collaborate in the instructional, research, and service activities of the faculty, students, and staff across the research enterprise.
Transgenic Animal Model Core The Transgenic Animal Model Core produces genetically engineered mouse and rat models of human disease for biomedical research. The Transgenic Core provides training in principles of transgenic science and hands-on transgenic technology training. The Core has enthusiastically embraced the CRISPR/Cas9 revolution in genome editing in cell lines and animal models.
U-M CVC Regeneration Core The Cardiovascular Regeneration Core Laboratory routinely generates patient specific induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) for basic science research purposes.
U-M Injury Center The U-M Injury Center is a comprehensive CDC-funded Injury Control Research Center that addresses urgent injury issues with research, education, and outreach. We aim to reduce injury by translating research into practice, disseminating actionable findings, publishing educational materials and research findings, and providing support for developing injury policy.
U-M Postdoctoral Association The University of Michigan Postdoctoral Association is a volunteer organization whose main objective is to represent the interests and issues of postdoctoral fellows at the University of Michigan. We are an organization dedicated to bridging the training gap between the laboratory and the changing culture of biomedical science.
U-M Sponsored Programs Description coming soon.
U-M Tech Transfer Description coming soon.
UROP The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) creates partnerships between undergrads and Michigan postdocs and faculty by providing opportunities wherein these students can gain valuable research experience. UROP students can provide you with assistance in getting projects started, exploring background information for new projects, or advancing progress on existing projects.
Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine The Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM), a unit of the UMMS Office of Research, is one of the nation’s oldest and most recognized programs training laboratory animal veterinarians. In addition to fulfilling its training mission, ULAM has also provided veterinary care to all animals used at the University of Michigan for over 50 years.
Vector Core The Vector Core, one of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF), produces biological products (gene transfer vectors) that facilitate the transfer of specific genes into either normal or aberrant cells. The Vector Core also provides intellectual and technical advice to researchers regarding the optimal use of these systems.