Health Sciences Recharges

Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Facility (HESCCF)

The UCSD Human Stem Cell Core Facility (HESCCF) provides training, laboratory space, and specialized equipment to individuals working with human embryonic stem cells and other pluripotent cells Users are provided with training, access to the the cell culture biosafety cabinets, specialized equipment and special reagents. Services available included flow cytometry and analysis, microscopy services on a Cellomics Automated Arrayscan microscope and on an Olympus FV 1000 Confocal microscope, rates for real-time quantitative PCR, and rates for Electroporation.


Rate Listing on Activity Site

Service Price Last Updated>
Cell Culture $15.00/hour 5/8/13
Centrifuges $10.00/hour 5/8/13
Confocal Microscopy $40.00/hour 9/2/14
Crytostorage At Sanford Consortium $10.00/box/month 5/8/13
Electroporation using Amaxa $10.00/hour 5/8/13
FACS Aria II $85.00/hour 9/2/14
FACS Canto II $45.00/hour 5/8/13
FACS Fortessa $45.00/hour 9/2/14
Li-Core Odyssey Imager $15.00/hour 5/8/13
NXT HCS Platform $30.00/hour 9/2/14
Perkin Elmer Envision Multimodal Plate Reader $20.00/hour 5/8/13
RT qPCR $20.00/hour 5/8/13
Skilled Culture for Cell Reprogramming $50.00/hour 5/8/13
Training $718.00/class 9/2/14
Zeiss AxioImager $10.00/hour 9/2/14

Prices subject to change without notice. Please contact the activity for further pricing details as well as proper procedures for service use.

Please note that listed rates are for UCSD researchers. For external customers a markup will apply. Please contact the facility for more information and outside rates.


  • ABI 7900 HT Fast Real Time PCR system
  • Amaxa Nucleofector
  • Cellomics ArrayScan
  • ESCO Biosafety Cabinets
  • EVOS High-resolution Microscope
  • FACS Aria II
  • FACS Canto
  • Olympus Confocal
  • PerkinElmer Envision Plate Reader
  • Zeiss Axioncam MRM Fluorescent Microscope

Last Update: 1/19/16

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