Molecular Diagnostic Lab

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.

Sinsheimer Labs

The Sinsheimer facility supports research offices and highly specialized laboratories and cleanrooms customized for molecular biology, chemistry, toxicology, and biomolecular engineering research.

Greenhouse Facilities

The greenhouse facilities provide research and instructional support for plants used in ecology and evolutionary biology, molecular, cellular and developmental biology, and environmental studies.

UCO Observatory Laboratories

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.

MEGAMER Facility

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.