Part of the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing (CGRB), the Core Labs support research to improve health, make better use of natural and agricultural resources, increase understanding of the global environment and develop new bio-based products and energy sources. The Core Labs offer services in four areas:

  • Genomics: DNA sequencing, high-throughput sequencing, genotyping and fragment analysis
  • Functional Genomics: NimbleGen and Affymetrix GeneChip microarray services for analysis of global gene expression patterns in all types of organisms
  • Biocomputing and Bioinformatics: advanced computational resources for data mining, data analysis and database development
  • Imaging and Image Analysis: confocal laser-scanning microscope for high-resolution analysis of a wide variety of specimens