Genomics Research Core


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Upcoming ChIP and ddPCR Seminars

ChIP Seminar Featuring Pitt Faculty Presenters

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Scaife Conference Center, Room 1102
To RSVP for lunch, please email by Monday, April 3, 2017. 
Please see the FLYER for more information.

Getting the Most from Your Next Generation Sequencing


Dr. Sameer Agnihotri
Dept. of Nerological Surgery, Children’s Hospital of UPMC
“Next-generation Sequencing Studies:  What you Need to Know for Success”
Dr. Uma Chandran
Dept. of Biomedical Informatics, Genomics Analysis Core, University of Pittsburgh
“Bioinformatics Support for Genomics Data Analysis”

Bio-Rad ddPCR Seminar

Thursday, May 18, 2017
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Biomedical Science Center South, Room S123

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Genomics Research Core Office Hours **Now also in Langley Hall**

BST Lobby, Near Room S100 on the second Thursday of each month

Apr 13, 2017
Jun 8, 2017
Jul 13, 2017
Aug 10, 2017
Sept 14, 2017
Oct 12, 2017
Nov 9, 2017
Dec 14, 2017

Langley Hall, room A219 on the second Monday of each month

March 13, 2017
April 10, 2017
May 8, 2017
June 12, 2017


We look forward to seeing you in 2017

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Corridor access change to the Genomics Research Core Scaife Hall drop off room
Cell Line Authentication at Pitt Cell Culture and Cytogenetics Facility

Cell Line Authentication at Pitt

Cell line authentication is a requirement for the NIH reproducibility and rigor compliance and for many journals prior to publication.

The Cell Culture and Cytogenetics Facility (CCCF) offers cell line authentication services to the Pitt Community.

More information is available here.

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Lower Sequencing Prices starting May 1, 2016

The Genomics Research Core is pleased to announce new flat-rate
Sanger/capillary sequencing at $5.50 per reaction with the same great
service and turnaround.  Please see the flyer for details.

No additional charges are applied for primer addition, standard additives (DMSO etc.) or high GC cycling conditions.

Contact us at  or (412) 648-9440 if you have any questions.

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Online Sample Submission Begins April 4, 2016

As of April 4 2016, we request all users to submit samples using iLab, our online submission system. There will be no changes to our data delivery or billing systems. As of July 1, 2016, we will no longer be accepting paper drop off forms. See the forms page for instructions.

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HSSC@CHP website

The Health Sciences Sequencing Core at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has a new website. The HSSC@CHP provides central support for Illumina next generation sequencing for RNA, DNA, FFPE and low input applications.  Why not take a look around?

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