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EHSC Epigenetics Facility

The following Environmental Health Sciences Facilities and Cores are not currently receiving or processing samples or conducting experiments due to the University-wide COVID-19 response to cease all non-essential research activities: Behavioral Sciences Facility, Epigenetics Facility, Elemental Analysis Facility, Inhalation Exposure Facility, and Histology Core. Facility and Core staff are still available to respond to inquiries and provide remote consultation related to projects that can be executed at our facilities and cores once the current restrictions on research activities are lifted. For inquiries and consultations, please complete the facility or core request form or contact its director or coordinator by email.

Qiagen PyroMark Q24 Advanced

Qiagen PyroMark Q24 Advanced

Our Mission

The mission of the Epigenetics Core Facility is to actively participate and contribute to the growing epigenetics community at the Environmental Health Sciences Center. The core will primarily provide investigators with access to global and gene-specific DNA methylation analysis independently or in concert with DNA methylation assays done at whole-genome level (Please contact the URMC Genomics Research Center for genome-wide studies).

Services Provided

  • Provide consultations of DNA methylation assays suitable for your research
  • Train investigators on using the Qiagen PyroMark Q24 Advanced from designing primers to running the assay
  • Assist in data analysis and interpretation


DNA analysis