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JLABS @ San Diego

In January 2012, San Diego became home to the flagship JLABS site, launched by Johnson & Johnson at its Janssen West Coast Research Center.

Located in the heart of the Torrey Pines Mesa alongside world class research institutes, JLABS @ San Diego is home to over 60 resident companies, and has over 70 alumni companies within its network.

JLABS @ San Diego reflects the region’s leadership in the fields of genomics, precision medicine and the microbiome – with about 70% of resident companies developing therapeutic solutions in these areas. Companies advancing consumer products, health tech, medical devices and cross sector solutions are also part of the vibrant JLABS @ San Diego resident and alumni community.

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JLABS @ San Diego
3210 Merryfield Row
San Diego, CA 92121
858-242-1504

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JLABS @ San Diego

Key equipment

Every JLABS location features state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation and equipment—what new resident companies need to get up and running on day one.

This capital efficient model takes time and investment out of the equation, eliminating the normal setup typically required of a start-up. We even provide training on equipment like UPLCs, FPLCs, FACs, among others.

  • Cell Culture Labs (BS1 and BSL2):

    Biosafety Cabinets, Incubators, Shakers, Centrifuges, Microscopes

  • Chemistry Labs:

    Fume Hoods, HPLC, LCMS, Lyophilizer, NMR

  • Core Laboratory Facilities:

    Autoclave, Glass Wash, Dry and Wet Ice, Milli-Q Water, Cold Storage

  • Common Research Laboratories:

    PRC/qPCR, Thermocyclers, Plate Reader, Digital Imaging, Flow Cytometry, High-Resolution Microscopy

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