NUSeq Core offers a variety of services to meet our users' research needs. Current offerings include:
- Next-Generation Sequencing
Providing first-class next-generation sequencing technology is a main focus of the core.
- Microarray Processing
The NUSeq Core provides support to two of the most widely adopted microarray platforms.
Standard or custom NGS and microarray data analysis is provided as integrated with data production services, or standalone.
- DNA Extraction
Automated DNA extraction is offered from whole blood, buccal swab and saliva samples.
- DNA/RNA Sample Quality Control
We offer a number of quality control services to analyze DNA and RNA samples.
- ddPCR and qPCR Equipment Use
Bio-Rad QX200 ddPCR and Thermo Fisher QuantStudio 7 Flex qPCR systems are provided for walk-in use.
- Human Cell Line Authentication through STR Profiling
Short Tandem Repeat Profiling is a method for human cell line authentication that uses a standardized PCR-based technique.
The core can offer additional services based on users' specific requirements. Please contact us to discuss custom projects.
As of September 1, 2020, the NUSeq Core discontinued Sanger sequencing. The new Sanger Sequencing Core now provides traditional sequencing services. Please visit the Sanger Sequencing Core and NUcore for ordering details.
Sample drop box locations:
Chicago (Pick up times: Monday - Friday at 1:30pm)
- Tarry 6 elevator lobby
- Lurie 7 elevator lobby
Evanston (Pick up times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:00am)
- Cook Hall, Room 4161