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Illumina MiSeq – Next Generation Sequencing

The Genomics Core offers in house next generation sequencing services on the MiSeq™ Personal Sequencing System™ from Illumina. We are able to generate up to 15 Gb of data per run with up to 50 M high quality, 2 X 300 Paired-End Reads. The Genomics Core Facility also offers Illumina’s full line of sample preparation, library construction, in addition to Custom NGS tools.

Illumina MiSeq Sequencing Services

Illumina MiSeq

Applied Biosystems 3130xl: DNA Analyzer

  • Sanger Sequencing
  • Fragment Analysis
  • 16 Capillaries
  • 3130 Pop-7 polymer separation matrix
  • Multiple dye detection

ABI 3130 Genetic Analyzer Services

Applied Biosystems 3130xl: DNA Analyzer

Covaris E220: Focused Ultrasonicator


  • DNA Fragmentation
  • Compound Formation
  • Chromatin fragmentation
  • High0throughout chemistry
  • RNA extraction
  • Tissue disruption and homogenization
  • Cell spore and organelle lysis
  • Sample extraction for metabolic and protemic profiling
  • Nanoparticle formation
  • ADME/Tox extractions
  • Coumpound dissolution
Covaris E220

Sage Science, Blue Pippin: Automated DNA Size Selection

  • Collect narrow and even fragment distributions
  • Flexibility to collect wide ranges of fragments with minimal effort
  • Pulsed-field electrophoresis for resolving and collecting high molecular weight DNA

Blue Pippin: Automated DNA Size Selection

Blue Pippin: Automated DNA Size Selection

Agilent 2200 TapeStation: DNA analysis

  •  RNA, DNA, and protein sample QC, including sample loading, separation, and imaging.
  • Scalable throughput
  • Reproducibility
Agilent 2200 TapeStation: DNA analysis

Agilent Mx3000P: qPCR – DNA quantification

  • Fully integrated real-time PCR detection system
  • Real time and plate read
  • State-of-the-art thermal cycler
  • Real-time quantitative detection and analysis software
Agilent Mx3000P: qPCR – DNA quantification

Eppendorf epMotion 5075 TMX: Liquid Handling Robot

  • Integrated TMX module to shake, heat or cool samples.
  • Loaded and unload with the gripper. Pipetting to the mixer is possible before and after mixing steps.
  • The TMX module is fully software-controlled enabling pipetting on other worktable positions while the mixer is in operation.
  • Ready to go Plug'n'Prep® methods provide instant automated purification results
  • Immunoassays
  • Cell assays
  • Nucleic acid preparation
  • PCR, real-time PCR and sequencing set-up
  • Serial dilutions
  • Hit picking
  • Concentration normalisation
Eppendorf epMotion 5075 TMX: Liquid Handling Robot

BioTek Synergy HT: Multimode Plate Reader with Take 3 Micro-volume Plate

  • Single channel absorbance, fluorescence, and luminescence microplate reader.
  • DNA quantification in 96 or 384 well format
  • 16 sample micro-volume quantification
  • Kinetic cell growth

BioTek Synergy HT

BioTek Synergy HT BioTek Synergy HT

Eppendorf Vacufuge: Vacuum Concentrator

  • Swing bucket rotor
  • 48 X 1.5/2mL microcentrifuge tubes
  • vacufuge, centrifuge, and desiccator
  • 4 heating levels (room temperature, 30°C, 45°C, 60°C)
  • 3 application modes (aqueous, alcohol or high vapor pressure)
Eppendorf Vacufuge