Garcia-Castro Lab

Research at the UCR SOM


Histology Core Facility

Located in Webber Hall

  • Leica CM1950 Cryostat
  • Leica RM2235 Rotary Microtome
  • Shandon Excelsior ES – Tissue Processor
  • Tissue Tek Embedding Console
  • Innova 4000 Incubator Shaker

Multiphoton Core Facility

Cell Sorter and Flow Cytometry Core Facility

Cell and Gene Expression Analysis

Nanostring Core Facility

Research Operations Mailrooms

Responsible for all shipping and receiving operations for the SOM laboratories

Research Development Unit

Provides assistance to School of Medicine researchers

  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical coordination
  • Grant writing and editorial support

Resources for Researchers

Frequently used forms and documents

Volunteer Onboarding

Bring volunteers into your lab

Sponsored Research & Programs

The Sponsored Research & Programs (SRP) unit provides principal investigators and directors with the expertise and resources necessary to streamline the proposal preparation and submission process, as well as simplify contract and grant administration for executed agreements.

Visit the SRP Website

Funding Opportunities

Dean's Research Innovation Grant

The Dean's research innovation Grant promotes clinically-relevant research by medical students, residents, fellows, and junior clinical faculty in the School of Medicine. It will award up to five grants per year for up to $10,000 per award (final annual approvals are subject to change based on available funding).

Learn more about the Dean's Research Innovation Grant

Dean’s Postdoc to Faculty Program

The goal of Dean's Postdoc to Faculty Program is to develop independent researchers who will go on to careers in academic research, whether in a university or private research institute setting. Candidates from groups under-represented in biomedical, clinical, or population research are especially encouraged to apply.

Learn more about the Dean's Postdoc to Faculty Program

Dean’s Collaborative Seed Grants

The Dean's Collaborative Seed Grant provides funds up to $25,000 in seed grant funding for collaborative interdisciplinary research projects aimed at developing proposals and preliminary data for full NIH or similar grant applications.

Learn more about the Dean's Collaborative Seed Grants