University of California, Riverside

Plant Transformation Research Center



Facility


Plant Transformation Research Center

The Plant Transformation Research Center has a laboratory for in vitro tissue culture, plant transformation, and molecular analysis of transgenic plants, three in vitro tissue culture rooms, a computer controlled Arabidopsis growth facility, and two BL-2 greenhouses.

Available Resources:

  • One CCD camera for luciferase detection in transgenic plants
  • Laminar flow transfer cabinets
  • Particle delivery system
  • Epifluorescence optical microscope equipped for GFP analysis of cells and tissues, with a magnification range of 9-300X utilizing high numerical aperture compound 10X objective
  • Nanodrop 2000C
  • Molecular Gel Doc Imaging system
  • MyiQ2 two color Real-Time PCR detection system
  • Thermal cyclers
  • In vitro tissue culture lines for instruction and experimentation
  • A collection of plasmid DNAs and bacterial strains 
  • Tissue culture lines for instruction and experimentation
  • A collection of plasmid DNAs and bacterial strains useful in plant transformation
  • Expert personnel

Plant Transformation Research Center Labs

Arabidopsis Growth Facility
Warm Greenhouse
Warm BL-2 Greenhouse

Warm BL-2 Greenhouse

Cool BL-2 Greenhouse
Cool BL-2 Greenhouse
UCR - Plant Transformation Research Center - PTRC

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Plant Transformation Research Center
South Campus Dr. Head house no. 2
Riverside, CA 92521-0124

Tel: (951) 827-2885
Fax: (951) 827-6325
E-mail: mlorozco@citrus.ucr.edu

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