General Information

Public Workstation

UR_Genomics Listserv

The UR Genomics Research Center has its own Listserv to provide a forum for genomics related discussion as well as to provide news and updates to the University community.  To subscribe to the UR_Genomics Listserv, please contact us via email

NanoDrop Spectrophotometer

The NanoDrop is a free service offered by URGRC and is located in the Medical Center, room G-7415. Please see the user manual for more detailed information. To log into the PC, two logins have been established for your use. The login IDs are med center and river campus. The passwords are the same as the login IDs. Remember to bring a diskette or thumb drive to take your data with you. The NanoDrop is unavailable on Thursday mornings from 8:45 to 10:45. If you have any questions please contact us.

Data Download

If you are an EXTERNAL customer of the University of Rochester, contact us to create a login account for you. Once you have an account, download WinSCP. View instructions on how to install WinSCP and configure it. Once configured, log in using the ID and password supplied.

If you are an INTERNAL University of Rochester customer and running Windows, click on Start and then Run. In the Open field, type \\\data_share. Then click the OK button. In the window that opens find the directory name that was given to you. Click to open that directory. If you are asked to log in, type urmc-sh\(your login id) and then the password you use to access the University of Rochester's network. Once open drag and drop the data files to the location you want them. If you have any questions using a non-windows machine or problems, please contact John Ashton.

See URGRC News for additional information.