By RRP on
May 30, 2017


On behalf of the Research Resource Program’s Strategic Advisory Committee and the EVCP’s office, we are pleased to announce that Seven Campus Cores have been awarded Institutional Matching Instrumentation Awards (IMIA)


These awards are supported from the Research Resource Program Chancellor’s Fund for Core Development and are designed to fund cutting-edge technologies that are accessible to all UCSF researchers through certified UCSF Campus Cores. Awards of up to $200,000 are available through the Resource Allocation Program as matching funds for any source of extramural or internal funding.  Fall Deadline for applications is September 18th 2017.


2016 to 2017 Institutional Matching Instrumentation Awards

*For more information on the core facilities list above: UCSF Campus Cores



By RRP on
May 27, 2017


A hands-on training workshop on Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) software will take place on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 1PM-4PM

This hands-on training session is geared for new and existing users. The main focus will be on biological interpretation of expression data (including RNA-seq).

If you don’t currently have access to IPA, a training account will be provided. You will also learn how to join the institutional IPA license at UCSF.
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:Mission Hall 1407
Campus:Mission Bay

Register at:



By RRP on
May 26, 2017

The Spring Core Fairs provided a great oppurtunity to learn about cores on campus and an open platform for questions about research projects.


Visitors enjoyed pizza while talking with core representatives about offered services and instruments across all campuses. A raffle was also held for the chance to win 1 of 5 Amazon Gift Cards: 

Congratulations to our winners! - Linda Y.  /  Peter T.  /  Po-Lin S.  /  Gaestano F.  and Likun W. 






By RRP on
May 08, 2017

Associate Vice Chancellor Brian Smith recently released an update regarding the closure of the Cell Culture Facility (CCF) Resale unit. The Genentech Hall location at Mission Bay will close on June 2, 2017. The Parnassus location is expected to remain open until appropriate measures are taken to ensure continuity of supply at that location. Feel free to contact Greg Macway ([email protected]) in Supply Chain Management with any questions you have about the Resale unit.

The Media Production unit will remain open and CCF brand media is available for purchase under the Media Production Core in MyCORES. Orders are available for delivery at Parnssus, Mission Bay, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG), Mount Zion and China Basin. For questions, contact Amy Choi ([email protected]) or visit

The Tissue Culture unit will remain open and continue to offer cell culture, cryopreservation and vial-storage services. For questions, contact Jenn Page ([email protected]).


Read the full announcement from the Associate Vice Chancellor, Research Infrastructure and Operations, Brian Smith.