Genomics Research Core

Overview of Services

In addition to no cost consultation on study design, technology choice and technical troubleshooting, the GRC provides fee for service laboratory support for:

  • Nucleic acid extraction and quality assessment
  • Sanger DNA sequencing and fragment genotyping
  • SNP genotyping on multiple platforms from single loci to multiplexed custom assays and genome wide
  • Next Gen sequencing using the Ion Torrent PGM and Proton
    • RNA-Seq, including small RNA

    • Chip-Seq

    • Exome sequencing

    • small genomes
    • 16s metagenomics

    • Targeted sequencing, including custom targets

 

  • RNA and miRNA expression analysis

    • Microarrays

    • Realtime PCR

    • Nanostring

 

Leadership

 

Janette Lamb

Asst Director, Genomics Research Core

jal18@pitt.edu

 

Paul Wood

Asst Director for Core Facilities, HSCRF

pgw@pitt.edu

 

Location and Hours of Operation

Hours Location

Monday -  Friday            

8 am - 5 pm

Hours staffed

7 am -5 pm 

3343 Forbes Ave

3rd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA   15260

Links and Resources

  1. Genomics Research Core Home Page
  2. Contact Sanger Sequencing Staff at gpclseq@pitt.edu
  3. Health Sciences Core Research Facilities  - need URL
  4. Access data generated by GRC

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Debby Hollingshead
Manager
 
412-648-1284
 
hollings@pitt.edu
 
3343 Forbes, 3rd Floor
 
Tracy Crawford
Adminstrator, HSCRF
 
412-648-9787
 
tlc@pitt.edu
 
3343 Forbes, 3rd Floor
 
Liane Fairfull
Laboratory Staff
 
412-383-2078
 
fairfull@pitt.edu
 
3343 Forbes, 3rd Floor
 
Erica Fong
Laboratory Staff
 
412-383-9104
 
esf14@pitt.edu
 
3343 Forbes, 3rd Floor
 
Therese Libert
Laboratory Staff
 
412-383-9077
 
thl7@pitt.edu
 
3343 Forbes, 3rd Floor
 
Heidi Monroe
Laboratory Staff
 
412-648-7696
 
hmm10@pitt.edu
 
3343 Forbes, 3rd Floor
 
Yvette Rhodes
Laboratory Staff
 
412-648-2812
 
ylr3@pitt.edu
 
3343 Forbes, 3rd Floor
 
Bryan Thompson
Laboratory Staff
 
412-648-8471
 
brt2@pitt.edu
 
3343 Forbes, 3rd Floor
 
Janette Lamb
Asst Director
 
412-383-3146
 
jal18@pitt.edu
 
3343 Forbes, 3rd Floor