Services

UCSF ES Cell Targeting Core

The UCSF ES Cell Targeting Core provides high-quality ES cell services shown below to all UCSF investigators as well as external investigators.

  • ES cell targeting
  • Expansion of targeted ES cells from outside repositories
  • Chromosome counts
  • Preparation of ES cells for microinjection

Website: http://escore.ucsf.edu
Email: ESCore@ucsf.edu

Gladstone Transgenic Gene Targeting Core

The Gladstone Transgenic Gene targeting core injects either DNA or ES cells to create genetically modified mouse models.

  • Microinjection of DNA
  • Microinjection of ES cells

Website: http://labs.gladstone.ucsf.edu/transgenic_gene_targeting/
Contact: Junli Zhang (junli.zhang@gladstone.ucsf.edu)

UCSF Rederivation Core

The core creates new mice by embryo transfer in order to prevent the potential for transmission of pathogens.

Website: http://www.larc.ucsf.edu/rederivation-core
Contact: Helen Lu (Helen.lu@ucsf.edu)

UCSF Cryopreservation and Resuscitation Core

The core will cryopreserve sperm and embryo and, on request, resuscitate them to re-create mouse lines.

Website: http://cryo.ucsf.edu/
Contact: Khalida Sabeur (SabeurK@stemcell.ucsf.edu)