CGEC Limited Reopening May 18, 2020
Thank you for your patience, CGEC staff will begin returning onsite Monday, May 18. Cell orders may be delayed as staff cannot be onsite daily. New pickup and dropoff procedures will be available. Please check here for updates into current Core policies.

Owners of ongoing projects will be updated as projects gradually resume.

Please visit the link below for clarification of UCSF’s policies.
Consolidated services
The Cell and Genome Engineering Core (CGEC) combines cell culture and banking with genome engineering services.
Genome Engineering
The services of the former ES Cell Targeting Core have expanded to include CRISPR technology and are consolidated within the Cell and Genome Engineering Core.
Cell Culture and Banking

Formerly provided by the Cell Culture Facility, culture and banking services are now consolidated within the Cell and Genome Engineering Core.
iLab Coming April 2020
The CGEC is moving to iLab in April. Both internal and external users need an iLab account to request services. Please go to
To register for an account. Visit for more information