About CFG

The Center for Functional Genomics is located at the intersection of Coumbia Turnpike (Routes 9 & 20) and Discovery Drive on the East Campus of the University at Albany, SUNY in Rensselaer County, New York. It occupies the third floor of the Cancer Research Center building at 1 Discovery Drive.

Aerial photo of the East Campus

The CFG provides basic laboratory services to hundreds of bioscience researchers at companies, universities, and government agencies around the world, helping them create robust, reliable results quickly and affordably.

We handle projects of any size, from single sample analyses to long-term work as collaborators or subcontractors on NIH grants. Each client is assigned a Ph.D.-level scientist to coordinate their project, meeting budget and deadline needs.

As part of its mission, the CFG maintains core competencies in genomics, proteomics, transgenesis and cell and tissue culture.

The services available at CFG are offered on a fee-for-service basis to commercial and educational organizations. A list of selected clients can be found here

The CFG also supports emerging biotechnology and biomedical companies with a business incubator that includes lab space, technological infrastructure, and a staff of highly experienced research scientists. Click here for more information about our bioscience research park related programs.

For more information about our research or the Center, please email us at ccfg@albany.edu