Genome Technology Center Instruments

Genome Technology Center Genome Technology Center Instruments
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Genome Technology Center Genome Technology Center Instruments

Experts at NYU School of Medicine’s Genome Technology Center use the latest technologies in genome sequencing.

Illumina HiSeq 4000

  • whole genomes, exomes, targeted sequencing
  • RNA sequencing (RNA-seq)
  • chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing (ChIP-seq) and others
  • 2 × 150 reads, 25 percent higher output than the HiSeq 2500

Illumina HiSeq 2500

  • whole genomes, exomes, targeted sequencing
  • RNA-seq
  • ChIP-seq
  • assay for transposase-accessible chromatin with high-throughput sequencing (ATAC-seq)
  • bisulfite sequencing

Illumina NextSeq 500

  • RNA-seq
  • targeted sequencing
  • whole genome sequencing (bacteria)
  • custom primer sequencing

Illumina MiSeq

  • metagenomics
  • 16S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) sequencing
  • amplicon sequencing

Oxford Nanopore MinION

  • long-reads sequencing
  • bacterial and viral genomes

Beckman Coulter Biomek SPRIworks HT

  • automated library prep
  • automated exome or targeted capture
  • automated quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) setup

Nanostring nCounter

  • micro RNA (miRNA) and messenger RNA (mRNA) expression
  • copy-number variants
  • single-cell gene expression

Bio-Rad QX200 Droplet Digital PCR

  • absolute quantification of RNA and DNA molecules
  • rare or low-frequency variants or mutation
  • pathogen detection

Covaris LE220

  • DNA and chromatin shearing for next-generation sequencing (NGS) library preparation

Sage Science Pippin Prep

  • targeted size selection for NGS (90 bp to 1.5 kb)
  • isolation of miRNA libraries

Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer

  • measures quantity and quality of RNA and DNA

Bio-Rad CFX384 Touch Real-Time PCR System

  • library prep quantification (please note: we do not offer qPCR as a service)

Agilent 2200 TapeStation

  • automated benchtop system to measure the quality of biological samples from 2 to 96 samples at a time

Qubit 2.0 Fluorometer

  • quantification of double-stranded DNA (dsDNA)