Transgenic Mouse Facility

Overview of Services

The UC Irvine Transgenic Mouse Facility (TMF) is a core facility that provides services on a recharge basis for making, breeding, genotyping, importing, and preserving genetically-modified mice and embryonic stem cells. In addition to academic clients at UCI, we also service academic investigators at several other sister UC-campuses and numerous other universities throughout the USA as well as providing these services to commercial clients. The TMF's research associates have a combined 130 years of experience in generation of genetically engineered mice. Our experience can be your advantage.

To ackowledge the TMF in your publications, copy and paste the language below

"The authors acknowledge the support of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Transgenic Mouse Facility Shared Resource, supported by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health under award number P30CA062203. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health."


Shimako Kawauchi PhD Managing Director (primary contact)

949.824.7174 (Office)

949.824.7485 (Lab)

949.824.7485 (Lab)


Grant MacGregor, DPhil

Scientific Director 949.824.4728

 Claire Lindsell, BVSc, PhD, DACLAM

Administrative Director 949.824.0569

Location and hours of operation

Hours CORE Location Mailing Address
Monday - Friday
9AM - 5PM 
Biological Sciences 3
University of California, Irvine, CA
TMF UC-Irvine
121 Bison Modular
Irvine, CA 92697-1310

Links and Resources


Name Role Phone Email Location
Shimako Kawauchi, PhD
Managing Director
BioSci 3 Room 3218
Kai-Xuan Shi, MA
Staff Research Associate

Shuling Wang, PharmD, MBA
Staff Research Associate

Sherri Collins
Staff Research Associate