2229 Bioscience Research Building,
College Park, MD 20742
Established by the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, the Genomics Core provides faculty and students with a centralized resource where users have the opportunity to access automated nucleic acid sequencing and analysis instrumentation, as well as Real-Time PCR (qPCR) technology.
Hours of Operation
Fully trained, independent users may access the instrumentation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Director is available to assist and train users from 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.
Services and Technologies Offered
The Genomics Core provides researchers with the opportunity to access a 3730xl DNA sequencer (Sanger sequencing) and two Real-Time PCR machines.
Services include training on all equipment.
Services do not include sample preparation.
3730xl DNA sequencer: Sanger sequencer with a 96-capillary array allows researchers to perform high-throughput, large-scale nucleic acid sequencing and fragment analysis.
Roche LightCycler 480 Real-Time PCR machine: Standard qPCR machine that can run 96 and 384 well plates.
Bio-Rad CFX96 Real-Time PCR machine: Standard qPCR machine that can run 96 well plates.