The Genomics Core Laboratory (GCL) at the Augusta University is a multi-functional molecular biology resource facility directed through the Center of Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine. Services are available to all campus investigators, students and incubator tenants, as well as off-campus users. Services offered by the GCL include discounted oligonucleotide ordering, fluorescent DNA sequencing, Next Gen sequencing, High and low throughput Fluidigm and Life Technologies Real Time PCR, Illumina Bead Station micro-array experiments and analyses.
The major service activities of the campus Genomics Core Laboratory are to provide technical services, assistance and training through the use of shared equipment housed in the facility as well as provide convenient access to frequently used regents and consumables.
Please be aware that all services are requested through iLab. You must have access to an iLab account and have all information current in order to request Core services.
More information on setting up and using an iLab account
The GCL also hosts a number of on-site reagent cabinets from Life Technologies, Sigma, Fisher, National Diagnostics, Promega and Bio-Rad, please inquire for access. These cabinets offer on the fly convenience as well as discounts on shipping and product.
The GCL is located on the Health Sciences campus in the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics (IMMAG) building in CA 1041. The general laboratory phone number is (706) 721-0601and fax is (706) 721-7672.