Genomics Research Core


Upcoming ddPCR, and Nano String seminars

Bio-Rad ddPCR Seminar

Thursday, May 18, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Biomedical Science Tower South, Room S123

Droplet Digital PCR: Technology Overview and Applications

Droplet Digital PCR: The Power of Partitioning
    Presented by: David Eaves

Sensitive Detection of Somatic Mutations and CNV in Breast Cancer Using Droplet Digital PCR
    Presented by: Li, Zheqi

Please see the flyer for more information.


Coming soon: Nano String Seminar

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Biomedical Science Tower South, Room S100A

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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

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

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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