User Access Instruments:
User Access Instruments within the GRC are open for public use.
Please complete the following steps for access:
1. If you do not have a PPMS ID, click here to sign up.
2. Contact us to schedule a brief training on the instrument
3. Sign in to PPMS and locate schedule for desired instrument
4. Sign up for time slot
You must reserve your time at least 24 hours in advance. An approved plate for use on the instrument must be used. Additional fees may apply if: 1) You do not cancel within 12 hours before your time; 2) Your plate does not finish within the reserved time. *After hours access is at the discretion of the GRC. Email us with any questions.
Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System
All in one qPCR system with increased flexibility.
Visit our Real-Time PCR Services Page for more detailed information about the system
- Absolute Quantification
- Relative Gene Expression
- Allelic Discrimination for SNP Genotyping
- Digital PCR
Covaris E220 Sonication System
Uses Adaptive Focused Acoustics that can be pre-programmed for 1 to 96 samples.
Volumes from 50 ul to 10 ml
- DNA and chromatin shearing
- Tissue Homogenization
- Cell Lysis
Click here for more information about the Covaris System
Other Instruments (Not User Access):
Sage Science Pippin HT DNA Size Fractionation System
Size select up to 24 samples per run
Sage Science Pippin Prep DNA Size Fractionation System
Size select up to 5 samples per run.
Click here for more information about the Sage Science Pippin Products
QX100 Droplet Digital PCR System
Partition cDNA or RNA transcripts into nanoliter sized droplets for absolute quantifcation of target DNA.
- Copy number variation (CNV)
- Rare Sequence and Mutation Detection
*BioRad no longer supports this instrument. Users are able to use the instrument "as-is" with no guarantee of success. Users should also supply their own reagents as we no longer keep the necessary reagents in stock. The GRC can provide users with a user manual but we are unable to provide training.
Click here for more information about the QX100 System
BioRad C1000 Thermocyclers
BioRad T100 Thermocyclers
ABI 9700 PCR Machines