School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


Core Research Facilities

Following is a list of several research support core facilities available to scientists within the WSU community. Please contact each facility for specific information as to services and pricing.

Biocomputing Facility - Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics

Services: GCG Molecular Sequence Package, GenBank & EMBL Databases
Location: Scott Hall Room 3202


Cell Culture Facility - Center for Molecular and Cellular Toxicology

Services: Hepatocyte isolation, cell line maintenance, centrifugal elutriation, media preparation, mycoplasma testing, technical assistance and training
Location: 4000 Metropolitan Center for High Technology
Contact: Dr. Tom Kocarek, Core Leader
P. (313) 963-7487


Clinical Genetics Resource - Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics

Services: Information about genetic diseases, availability of DNA testing, patient support groups, etc.
Location: Scott Hall, Room 2375
Contact: Gerald Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.M.G.
P. (313) 577-6298


CMMG Core Facilities - Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics

  • Biocomputing Core Facility

  • Clinical Genetics Resource


Microscopy, Imaging and Cytometry Resources Core Facility (MICR)

Services: 3-D Image reconstruction, Immunocytochemistry, Immunohistochemistry, Histochemistry, In situ Hybridization, Intracelluar trafficking, Near Infra Red Live Animal Imaging, etc.
Location: Scott Hall, Room 6339

Dr. Kamiar Moin, Director
P. (313) 577-2199


Applied Genomics Technology Center

Location: C.S. Mott Center, Room 056
Contact: Dr. Sue Land
P. (313) 577-9605


KCI Core Facilities - Karmanos Cancer Institute


MR Research Facility - Department of Radiology

Services: Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy Research Utilizing Human Whole Body Systems at 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla, and a Small Animal System at 7 Tesla.
Location: Harper University Hospital
MR Center Concourse
3990 John R Street

Dr. E. Mark Haacke, Director
P. (313) 745-1395

Jella Pavan Kumar, Research Assistant
P. (313) 745-1388


PET Center - Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan

Services: PET Scanning, Cyclotron, Chemistry, Data Acquisition and Analysis
Location: Children's Hospital, 3901 Beaubien Blvd.
Contact: Dr. Harry Chugani, Director
P. (313) 993-0000


Screening and Robotics Services

Services: Liquid-Handling Robotics, Yeast Two-Hybrid Screening
Location: 3126 Scott Hall
Contact: Russell Finley, PhD
P. (313) 577-1309


Toxicology Core Facilities - Center for Molecular and Cellular Toxicology

  • Transgenic/Knockout Animal Facility

  • Cell Culture Facility

  • Imaging and Cytometry Facility Core

    • Flow Cytometry Branch

    • Confocal Branch