About the Cell Culture Facility
How to use the CCF
The Cell Culture Facility has three on-campus locations:
513 Parnassus Avenue
Health Sciences East
Hours Monday-Friday, 8-12 and 1-5.
Mission Bay Campus
2nd floor, S-212, 415-514-4284
Mission Bay Campus
Smith Cardiovascular Building
First Floor, Room 184, 415-514-1216
Hours Monday-Friday, 8-12, 1:30-5
Resale products availble at all three locations. Tissue culture service and cell banking
are available at S1000 and Genentech locations only. Many resale products are in stock and ready
for pickup or delivery at any time; other products are available within
24 or 48 hours. Availability is indicated on the website.
To use the CCF, researchers must open an account.
Forms can be printed, filled out
and FAXed to (415) 476-2086. Once an account is opened, any product or
service is available on a recharge basis. The CCF is non-profit.
Orders for resale products and some services can
be placed through this website or by calling the order desk. The CCF will
deliver to your lab, making daily stops to Parnassus, Mission Bay, VAMC,
SFGH, Mt. Zion, Davies Medical Center, CPMC, China Basin, MCB, Gladstone,
and weekly stops to UCB, LBL, Gallo Institute, and Children’s Hospital
What the CCF offers
- Thousands of resale products for molecular biology
and biochemistry research. These are available at a discount, with
no shipping and handling or dry ice charges. Online product
tissue culture consultation and service.
banking service. Store
all or part of your master or working stocks with us.
- High quality media, serum, and supplements for the
growth of cells. Formulations for commonly used media, as well
as the Certificate of Analysis for the “CCF brand” FBS are
Media can be prepared to your specifications. All media and components
by the CCF are subject to stringent quality control.
Our pledge to you
Our Mission is to provide the researchers at UCSF
with exceptional service and support complemented by high quality media
and supplies at the best possible price. Achieving these goals is only
possible with a positive attitude, teamwork, open & honest communication
and mutual respect.