DNA Core

The CCIB DNA Core, founded in 1995, is a well-established major research core laboratory within the Center for Computational and Integrative Biology of Massachusetts General Hospital Boston and has expertise in genomics, molecular biology, and laboratory automation. The Core provides cost-effective, high-quality services for investigators of the MGH/Partners research community as well as for clients from non-profit organizations and industry throughout the United States and across the world.

Our mission is to accelerate fundamental scientific discoveries that will improve human health. We are constantly striving to advance research productivity by reliably generating the highest quality data with rapid turn-around time and competitive pricing, and by working with our customers on an individual basis to address their specific research needs. Realizing the constant changes of our customers’ research needs, we make every effort to continuously improve our services and to offer new and innovative solutions.

Research Services include:

  • Sanger DNA Sequencing
  • DNA Fragment Analyis (Microsatellite)
  • Complete Plasmid Sequencing
  • CRISPR Sequencing 
  • Complete Amplicon Sequencing
  • 16S Sequencing
  • 96-well Plasmid Preparation
  • Mouse Genotyping
  • High-Throughput cDNA Library Screening 
  • High-Throughput siRNA Library Screening
  • Automated Molecular Biology Sample Handling
  • Custom Automation Projects

For detailed information about the core facility’s current services and capabilities, please visit our website.

If you’d like to discuss your project, schedule an introductory meeting or a consultation, or request a cost estimate or quote, please contact the Core Director:

Amy Avery
Phone: 617-726-0074
Email

Team

Karen
Armstrong (Elmessadi)
Sr. Research Te...
Amy
Avery
DNA Core Director
Julian
Banerji
Visiting Scientist
Stephen
Belmonte
Sr. Research Te...
Marc
Davignon
Systems Manager
Matthew
Derrig
Research Techno...
Kevin Marc
Dioneda
Research Techni...
Michael
Mirisola
Research Techno...
Andrew
Moeller
Assistant Director
Tyler
Murphy
Research Techni...
Terry
Orechia
Web Developer
Selvaratnam
Ragavan
Research Techno...
Stephen
Richards
Sr. Research Te...
Huajun
Wang
Bioinformatics ...
Freya (Yueting)
Zhang
Research Techni...