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MDACC Genetically Engineered Mouse Facility (GEMF)

Overview of Services


The GEMF generates mouse models for MD Anderson Cancer Center members and offers essential services for archiving important mouse models and rederiving novel models from outside sources. GE mouse models are essential to study various pathological conditions and the manner in which they impinge upon cancer development and progression. This core provides unique models with wide application to basic and translational research. The GEMF supplies indispensable expertise to generate these models in an efficient and cost-effective manner using state-of-the-art procedures.


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Jan Parker-Thornburg, Ph.D., Co-Director of the GEMF and MRF

Location and Hours of Operation


Hours Location


7:30AM to 4:30PM       

Monday - Friday 



MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1000

6767 Bertner

Houston, Texas 77030

Links and Resources





Name Role Phone Email Location
Jan Parker-Thornburg, Ph.D.
Core Technical Director
713-745-2654, 713-745-1419 (lab)
North Campus
Chad Smith
Core Manager

Jennifer Alana
Core Member

Charlie Luo
Core Member


Services, Descriptions, Policies and Pricing

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