Genetically Engineered Mouse Core
(Advanced Technology Core Laboratories, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center)
Research Core

Baylor College of Medicine
Michael E. DeBakey Center (BCM)

Physical Address
One Baylor Plaza
BCM-Michael DeBakey Center, Room: M725A
Houston, Texas 77030

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The mission of the Genetically Engineered Mouse (GEM) Shared Resource is to aid Cancer Center Investigators with the design and execution of experiments, to utilize animal models for the investigation of the progression of cancer, and to conduct preclinical evaluation of therapies for the treatment of cancer.

  • Charge for services or equipment: Yes
  • Equipment Training: No
  • Methodology Training: No


  • Generation of Transgenic Mice by the Microinjection of DNA See More
  • The GEM Shared Resource will aid Cancer Center Investigators by the cryopreservation and rederivation of strains of genetically engineered animal models. See More
  • The GEM Shared Resource will coordinate the production of animals for experimental analysis for Investigators. See More
  • The GEM Shared Resource will generate mutant mice by the culture and manipulation of Embryonic Stem Cells. See More



VIICTR Member Organizations
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
  • Ben Taub Hospital
  • University of Houston College of Pharmacy
  • Gulf Coast Consortia