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Email: ICBR-GeneExpression@ad.ufl.edu  | ICBR-Genotyping@ad.ufl.edu       Phone: (352) 273-8043 | (352) 273-8036

Overview

The Gene Expression & Genotyping core provides state-of-the-art technical services and consultation on Single Cell RNA-Seq, RNA-Seq, 16s metagenomics and Affymetrix gene expression arrays. High-throughput RNA-seq libraries, 16s libraries and sequencing capture libraries can be done by using the Agilent Bravo robot. QuantiGene RNA Assays measure up to 80 gene targets directly with degraded and cross-linked RNA in FFPE tissues and blood, with no RNA purification required. The BioRad QX200 AutoDG Droplet Digital PCR System provides absolute quantification of target DNA or RNA molecules with greater precision and sensitivity than qPCR, the sensitivity off ddPCR System can facilitate expanded analysis of single cells. The Genotyping services include fragment analysis using AB3730 (96 capillary technology), development of microsatellite libraries using Illumina sequence data, and genotyping using mouse tails or ear punches. These up-to-date gene expression and genotyping analysis methods allow scientists to be on the cutting edge of research.

ICBR Gene Expression & Genotyping Services

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General Services

Library Construction Services

Single Cell Analysis

Genotyping Services

  • Project Consultation
  • Antibody Sequencing
  • Digital PCR services
  • Microarray Services
  • Sample Prep: RNA, DNA extraction
  • RNA DNA QC: Bioanalyzer/TapeStation, Qubit, PicoGreen
  • Sanger Sequencing Load only
  • CRISPR services
  • Bravo automation
  • QuantiGen assays (up to 80 targets): Gene Expression and CNV
  • 16s metagenomics library Automation
  • Illumina Directional RNA-Seq Library Preparation (Poly A)
  • Illumina Non-Directional RNA-Seq Library Preparation (Poly A)
  • Illumina RNA-Seq library Prep for low input, ribo-depletion or degraded RNA
  • Illumina Small RNA libray w/Barcode
  • RNA-Seq library automation
  • rRNAs Depletion
  • Agilent SureSelect Target Enrichment
  • IDT Exome Capture Library Construction with/without Pre-pooling
  • Takara Single Cell Library Construction
  • 16s library Automation Per Sample (batch w/48 samples, 96 samples)
  • Illumina RNA-Seq libraries (Poly A)
  • Illumina RNA-Seq library Prep for low input, ribo-depletion or degraded RNA
  • Illumina RNA-Seq library Prep (polyA with 140 samples and up, 500 samples and up)
  • Illumina Small RNA-Seq library w/Barcode
  • NEB Directional RNA-Seq Library Preparation
  • NEB Non-directional RNA-Seq Library preparation
  • NextGen Sequencing Library Quantification
  • RNA-Seq library automation per sample (24 samples, 48 samples, 96 samples)
  • rRNAs Depletion
  • RNA Extraction, RNA Clean-up
  • Agilent SureSelect Target Enrichment
  • IDT Exome Capture Library Construction with Pre-pooling, without Pre-pooling
  • 10X Genomics Chromium 3’ Single Cell RNA-Seq
  • 10X Genomics Chromium 5’ Single Cell RNA-Seq
  • 10X Genomics Chromium Single Cell CNV analysis
  • 10X Genomics Single Human/Mouse T cell V(D)J Library Prep (per sample)
  • 10X Genomics Chromium Single Cell Feature Barcode for CITE-Seq
  • 10X Genomics Chromium Single Cell Feature Barcode for CRISPR Screening
  • Fragment Analysis
  • STR Analysis
  • Cell Line Authentication
  • Copy Number Variance
  • SNP analysis by qPCR or digital PCR

Please note that our library construction and sequencing services do not include data analysis. Visit ICBR Bioinformatics to request Data Analysis services.

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University of Florida and ICBR core labs will be officially closed during the UF holiday: Wednesday, December 25, through Wednesday, January 1. No samples or other packages can be accepted during this holiday closure time. Please coordinate with individual core laboratories for delivery of samples or other packages either before or after the UF winter break. Due to the winter break, ICBR’s upcoming billing schedule will be altered as follows: 12/16/2019 – Last invoices generated in 2019...
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