In addition to Next-Generation Sequencing, Sanger sequencing, and array platforms and analyses, the OGI Genomics Core also offers the following services:


Next-Generation Sequencing Sample Preparation



SureSelect Targeted Enrichment, Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Exome
  • CUSTOM panels/designs

Whole Genome, Illumina, Inc.

  • TruSeq (large genomes)
  • NEXTERA (small genomes)



Genomic DNA Blood Extraction





 Quantitative and Qualitative Biopolymer Analyses




NanoDrop 8000 (UV-Vis Spectrophotometer)

  • dsDNA
  • ssDNA
  • RNA
  • Protein

Up to eight simultaneous analyses

  • Sample concentration
  • Sample purity  A260/A280 (protein) and A260/A230 (organics)
  • Fluorescent labeling efficiency



Qubit Fluorometer, Life Technologies, Inc.



2200 TapeStation, Agilent Technologies, Inc.




Ultrasonication (i.e. “Mechanical Sheering”)




E220 Multisample Ultrasonicator, Covaris, Inc.

User-tuned for ultrasonication (i.e. “sheering”) of biological samples, including:

  • gDNA
  • RNA
  • Tissue
  • FFPE

Can sequentially sheer between 1 – 24/48 samples





Bravo NGS workstation, Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Automated preparation of multiplexed, selective capture libraries for NGS


For questions regarding the above equipment or services, please contact Mark Consugar, OGI’s Genomics Projects Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    

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