Core Facilities

The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s shared resources represent state-of-the-art support services and technology that provide critical support to groups of investigators.

Biospecimen Resource Program

The UCSF Biospecimen Resource Program (BIOS) provides educational and operational solutions that advance the utilization of biospecimens in research and promote an integrative knowledge network.

Biostatistics and Population Sciences

Provides statistical and population science expertise and collaboration to the UCSF cancer research community on all phases of basic science, translational, clinical, epidemiological, and prevention research.

Cancer Imaging Research

Provides technical capabilities and scientific expertise for integrating cutting-edge, multi-modality imaging into basic, translational, and clinical research.

Clinical Research Support Office

Assists with protocol development, data management, regulatory compliance, contract development, and patient registration.

Computational Biology and Informatics

Provides computational biology and computational infrastructure support to the UCSF cancer research community.

Histology & Biomarkers

The Histology & Biomarker Core provides state-of-the-art tissue biomarker histologic detection and image analyses for both human and mouse tissue biospecimens.

Laboratory for Cell Analysis

Provides cytometricmicroscopic, and genomic support and services for the UCSF cancer research community.

Preclinical Therapeutics

Offers a complete set of preclinical services and in vivo imaging devices for cancer investigators.

Small Molecule Discovery

Collaborates with academics, government labs, and pharmaceutical companies to develop unique chemical probes and drug leads that address unmet medical needs in cancer.

Tobacco Biomarkers

Serves as an analytical chemistry resource for the UCSF tobacco control and cancer research community.


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More Research Core Facilities at UCSF

View a searchable database of core facilities at all UCSF campus locations, provided by the Translational Technology and Resources Program of UCSF Clinical and Translational Science.