Genomics Research Core


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

BST Lobby, Near Room S100 on the second or third (*) Thursday of each month

Feb 15, 2018*
Mar 15, 2018*
Apr 12, 2018
May 17, 2018*
Jun 14, 2018
Jul 12, 2018
Aug 9, 2018
Sep 13, 2018
Oct 11, 2018
Nov 15, 2018*
Dec 13, 2018

Langley office hours will continue throughout mid 2018 on the second Monday of each month in room A219 or lobby

February 12, 2018
March 12, 2018
April 9, 2018
May 14, 2018
Jun 11, 2018 (lobby)
Jul 9, 2018 (lobby)
Aug 13, 2018


We look forward to seeing you!

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Corridor access change to the Genomics Research Core Scaife Hall drop off room ** Updated as of 12/19/2017

Please note updated directions to the Genomics Research Core drop-off room in Scaife Hall

The 2nd floor Desoto Street Entrance to Scaife Hall will be closed beginning 12/22/17 through late January.


The main Terrace Street entrance to Scaife Hall (at the 4th floor elevator lobby) has reopened and is available except during the University of Pittsburgh winter recess.


Additionally, Scaife Hall can be entered through UPMC’s main entrance at the emergency drive, up the escalators, past Starbucks, and along the 1st floor walkway to the Scaife elevator bank.


Drop off may also be made at the Genomics Research Core, 3343 Forbes Avenue, 3rd Floor, Room 303.


If you have questions or inquiries, please call 412 648-9440 or email


We apologize for the inconvenience.



Genomics Research Core

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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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