University of Southern California


To request genome editing or iPSC derivation services, USC laboratories are invited to download and complete the Chang CORE Request Form, and email it to Genome Editing Manager Chang Tong at

Note: Below pricing is for USC laboratories. To obtain pricing for non-USC laboratories or to discuss other services or products, please contact Genome Editing Manager Chang Tong at or 323-442-7834.

Genome editing | Human iPSC derivation | Cells and media

Genome editing for human iPSC and ESC

CRISPR/Cas9 technology genome editing procedure Price Time
Step 1: Construction and testing of CRISPR/Cas9 vectors $739.77 10 days
Step 2a: CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene knock-out $10,786.80 3 months
Step 2b: CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene knock-in $11,324.64 4 months
Step 2c: CRISPR/Cas9-mediated point mutation $10,946.80 4 months

Human iPSC derivation

Service procedure Price Time
Step 1: Derive fibroblast cell from skin biopsy. $300 1 month
Step 2: Reprogram fibroblast using episomal vector technology. $1,095.86/
2 to 5 colonies
30 days
Step 3: Characterize iPS cells. $878.63 2–4 weeks

Cells and media

Product Price
hESCs $50 per 35 mm dish
MEFs $10 per million
mTeSR1, TeSR-E8 $230