The mission of the Research Resource Program is to promote scientific discovery by enabling access to state-of-the-art technology and other essential shared resources that facilitate the work of UCSF researchers.


The primary responsibilities of the RRP are:

  • Strategic planning for capital investment, space allocation and long-range financial support of core facilities at UCSF.
  • Development of a model of shared governance for core facilities that will provide support to enhance operations.
  • Identification and implementation of best practices for core facilities including administrative, operational and financial systems.
  • Promotion of core services and training programs to increase awareness and utilization.