Genomics Research Core


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

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

Jan 11, 2018
Feb 15, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Apr 12, 2018
May 10, 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

December 11, 2017
January 8, 2018
February 12, 2018
March 12, 2018
April 9, 2018
May 14, 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 10/30/2017

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

Due to the ongoing construction on and around the 4th and 5th floor Scaife Hall lobbies, the Main Entrance to the 4th floor of Scaife Hall will remain closed beginning Monday, October 30 through Friday, December 8, 2017.


Please see the pdf for detailed clarification. The affected areas are highlighted and appropriate signage will also be placed to help direct people throughout the building.


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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