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GRC Services

The GRC is a core resource that supports all aspects of genomics research at the University of Rochester. Please click on the following links for more information about our services.

Qiagen RNA Extraction Image that contains box with reagent bottles and spin filters

RNA/DNA Extractions

Information for the extraction of RNA and DNA at the Genomics Research Center  

Bazla Ali, a lab member, setting up a bioanalyzer chip at the bench

Quality Assessments

The GRC uses several assays for the quantification and quality assessment of submitted samples

Illumina Total RNA Library Kit Image with box and reagent tubes

High Throughput Sequencing

The GRC uses several kit-based workflows and custom applications

Marlene Balys performing a single cell experiment in the lab

Single Cell & Spatial Genomics

Single Cell and Spatial Genomics at the Genomics Research Center

Quant12K Flex Instrument

Real-Time PCR

Real-Time PCR using our QuantStudio 12K Flex System 

Jeff Malik, Staff Scientist, working at lab bench


Epigenomic workflows available at the Genomics Research Center

Sequencing at the Genomics Research Center

Side by side of Illumina sequencer flow cells. NovaSeq SP, S1, S2, S4. NextSeq Mid and High. MiSeq Nano, v3, and Micro

GRC resource descriptions for grant proposals and method descriptions for publication.

**All work performed by the University of Rochester Genomics Research Center (GRC) should be acknowledged in scholarly publications, posters, and oral presentations. Proper recognition allows us to measure the impact of our work and supports our initiatives in obtaining sponsored funding. In addition, any GRC personnel who make a substantial intellectual or experimental contribution are deserving of further recognition as co-author on any published material at the discretion of the Director and Principal Investigator. Please send citations of any published material to John Ashton or Michelle Zanche.**