Instrumentation List

DNA and RNA instrumentation

The Genomics Core Facility offers state-of-the-art instruments to meet all of your genomics research needs. Our staff provides training, assistance, and expertise to ensure you receive the highest quality data. Research instruments offered at the Genomics Core Facility include:


Illumina NextSeq - Our newest short-read sequencer

Illumina MiSeq - Our smallest-scale short-read sequencer

PacBio Sequel - A long-read sequencer

Applied Biosystems 3730XL - A next-generation sequencing instrument that produces medium-length reads and can be used for a variety of applications

Qubit - A fluorometer, in conjunction with associated reagents, which can accurately measure the concentration of RNA and DNA samples

Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System - Offers the best combination of convenience, flexibility, throughput, and cost-effectiveness for mid-density genotyping, and gene expression and digital PCR studies

Applied Biosystems StepOnePlus Real-Time PCR System - delivers precise, quantitative Real-Time PCR results for a variety of genomic research applications

NanoString nCounter - allows the digital analysis of up to 800 targets per mRNA, miRNA, lncRNA or DNA sample without amplification, cDNA conversion, or library preparation



NanoString nCounter

Illumina HiSeq 2500 - Only available for applications that can’t be performed on the NextSeq

Affymetrix GeneChip Instrument System - Scans Affymetrix cartridge microarrays, washes and stains Affymetrix GeneChip microarrays, hybridizes Affymetrix GeneChip microarrays with mixing by rotation

Molecular Devices GenePix 4000B Scanner - Scans NimbleGen microarrays