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Overview of Services

Our state-of-the-art nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) facilities enable researchers to study molecular structures, interactions with binding partners, and dynamics of small organic molecules and biomacromolecules (proteins, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates), providing groundbreaking insights into the biological processes that underpin health and disease.


John Gross Director
Mark Kelly Associate Director

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location


Genentech Hall S102-106, 600 16th St. San Francisco, CA 94143 

Use the Facility

This section describes how to apply for an account to use our facility and instruments.

Before you begin

  • Access to the lab is granted to authorized personnel.
  • Prior experience with NMR or training (see below) is required.
  • A half-day High-Field Protein NMR course (2D 15N-HSQC set-up) is offered quarterly (Next Course: July 25th 2024 2-6 PM) for up to 5 beginners and students who wish to use the 600 MHz and 800 MHz NMR's with cryoprobes for studies of macromolecules (Function, Dynamics and Ligand Binding) and metabolites. [Participants: (1) ; (2)  ; (3)  ; (4) ; (5) ; (X) ].
  • The facility is open to collaborations.
  • You will need a UCSF ID card to access the lab.


  1. Complete this form.  
  2. Sign User Agreement Form received via email in DocuSign.  If you have trouble accessing the form or do not receive it in DocuSign, please contact
  3. Wait for us to contact you with further instructions.
  4. Please select a federally funded speedtype when making a reservation.


Links and Resources

  1. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Laboratory (NMR Lab)


Name Role Phone Email Location
Mark Kelly
Associate Director

Kevin Wong
Finance Analyst