Garcia-Castro Lab

Research at the UCR SOM

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Histology Core Facility

Located in Weber Hall, the Histology Core Facility contains a variety of research equipment.

Multiphoton Core Facility

Multiphoton Core Facility is home to the Nikon A1R MP Plus microscope.

Cell Sorter Core Facility

The MoFlo Astrios EQ Cell Sorter offers state-of-the-art capabilities in Flow Cytometry applications and isolation of specific cell populations.

nCounter SPRINT Profiler Core Facility

The nCounter SPRINT Profiler allows researchers to digitally examine multiple RNA, DNA pathways in a single tube in an extraction-free workflow.

Research Operations Mailrooms

Research Operations oversees the mailroom in the School of Medicine Research Building. The mailroom staff is responsible for all shipping and receiving operations for the SOM laboratories.

Research Development

The Research Development Unit provides assistance to School of Medicine researchers who are developing research programs, including clinical research programs.

Resources for Researchers

Access frequently used forms and documents at our Resources for Researchers page.

Volunteer Onboarding

Learn about the process for bringing 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