DNA Core

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


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.


Our services for the research community include

  • Sanger DNA Sequencing
  • Next Generation Sequencing: complete plasmid sequencing, CRISPR sequencing, complete amplicon sequencing, 16S sequencing
  • Nanopore Sequencing
  • Genotyping: mouse, DNA fragment analysis
  • Automated Molecular Biology Sample Handling
  • Custom Laboratory Automation Projects


If you would like to discuss your project, schedule an introductory meeting or a consultation, or request a cost estimate or quote, please contact the Core Director John Darga, 617-726-0070, Email

Team

Karen
Armstrong (Elmessadi)
Sr. Research Te...
Julian
Banerji
Visiting Scientist
Stephen
Belmonte
Sr. Research Te...
Henry
Chang
Research Techni...
John
Darga
DNA Core Director
Marc
Davignon
Systems Manager
Matthew
Derrig
Research Techno...
Gina
Filloramo
Sr. Research Te...
Michael
Mirisola
Research Techno...
Andrew
Moeller
Assistant Director
Tyler
Murphy
Research Techno...
Terry
Orechia
Systems Designer
Selvaratnam
Ragavan
Research Techno...
Stephen
Richards
Sr. Research Te...
Janvi
Shah
Research Techno...
Huajun
Wang
Bioinformatics ...