NUSeq Core


The NUSeq Core facility provides full next-gen sequencing (NGS) capability to Northwestern University. The core brings together in-house NGS data generation and bioinformatics support in a single integrated operation. As the only Northwestern core facility dedicated to NGS, NUSeq serves scientists on both the Chicago and Evanston campuses, as well as those at external academic and commercial organizations.

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Before initiating a project, it is advisable to consult with NUSeq on your specific project needs and request a quote on the associated cost. For general information, visit the links below.

New Spatial Transcriptomics Services Now Available

Spatial transcriptomics enables interrogation of gene expression within the context of tissue architecture, tissue microenvironments and cell groups to meet the rapidly increasing needs for spatial -omics studies. 

As of September 2023, the Xenium In Situ platform from 10x Genomics became available as a new service. For the 10x Visium spatial service, NUSeq has been a Certified Service Provider since May 2022.

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Service Excellence and Impact

A two-time awardee of the Office for Research's Core Facilites Service Excellence Award, NUSeq Core is recognized for excellence in governance, resource management, innovation and outreach.

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