Proudly doing our part to increase COVID-19 diagnostic testing capacity in Santa Cruz. Effective May 1, 2020, the lab is approved as a temporary testing site by the California Department of Public Health under CLIA certificate of accreditation – CDF-00002057, CLIA # 05D0687329.
The Sinsheimer facility supports research offices and highly specialized laboratories and cleanrooms customized for molecular biology, chemistry, toxicology, and biomolecular engineering research.
The ISB facility provides office space, classrooms, and computer labs for researchers and students in astronomy & astrophysics, Earth & planetary sciences, physics, and environmental sciences.
The EMS facility provides wet laboratories, cleanrooms, office space, and lecture halls for researchers and students in Earth & planetary sciences, ocean sciences, and marine sciences.
The greenhouse facilities provide research and instructional support for plants used in ecology and evolutionary biology, molecular, cellular and developmental biology, and environmental studies.
The S&E library is located on Science Hill of main campus. Recent renovations have created a comfortable study environment to support academic success through active learning spaces and new technologies.
The S-Lab provides functional indoor and outdoor research laboratories, workshops, prototyping and test equipment, meeting rooms and gathering spaces that encourage creativity and an entrepreneurial mindset.
The UCO laboratories host a collection of technical and mechanical manufacturing tools for the production of instruments, electronics, adaptive optics, and components used in the world’s most powerful satellites and telescopes.
The PSB facility supports classrooms, conference rooms, administrative offices, and 50 highly specialized laboratories customized for trace metal research, flammable storage, controlled environment rooms, darkrooms, and laser research.
The facility offers instrumentation and support for scientists who require methods and instrumentation to collect real-time microbial, environmental, and genomics data from the ocean via remote processing and sensing.
The BioMed facility provides flexible laboratories for researchers in molecular biology, chemistry, toxicology, and biomolecular engineering. The building is LEED Gold Certified and winner of the 2015 AIA SF Design Award.
The plasma laboratory hosts scientific instrumentation and consultation to support research in marine-related research. Major equipment includes chromotography and spectrometer systems, carbon and nitrogen analyzers, and fluorometers and nutrient analyzers.