Dec 09, 2013
Digital PCR Now Available
The Genomics Core Facility has acquired the QuantStudio 3D Digital PCR System.
Sep 04, 2012
New Illumina DNA sequencers acquired by the Genomics Core Facility
A HiSeq 2000 has been obtained through a grant from the National Science Foundation's Major Research Instrumentation Program, and a MiSeq has been purchased with funding from the Huck Institutes.
Apr 22, 2012
Life Technologies' Ion Bus comes to Penn State
On its way from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, the Bus makes a stop in Happy Valley to showcase its genome sequencing technology.
Aug 25, 2011
Huck Institutes to host 2nd Annual Bioinformatics and Genomics Retreat - September 16th & 17th, 2011
Keynote speaker Dr. Richard Edward Green. Visionary talk and panel discussion. Poster sessions. Research presentations. Open to all Penn State faculty, postdocs, students, and staff. Registration is free!
Aug 03, 2010
Ancient gene family linked to the future of epileptic seizures
A potassium-channel gene belonging to an ancient gene family more than 542 million years old is opening new avenues in epilepsy research, and may one day allow researchers to develop more effective drugs with fewer side effects for the treatment of epileptic seizures.