Registration is now open

Register now for the CGRB Fall Conference which will be held on September 9, 2016.

Web Ordering System DOWN 08/18/15

On Tuesday 8/18 the CGRB will be performing a UPS and network upgrade.  The web ordering system  will be down all day and the Core Lab (ALS 3012) will not be processing samples.

NEW Illumina HiSeq 3000 service

The CGRB is pleased to announce a new, Illumina HiSeq 3000 high-throughput DNA sequencing service.
Additional information can be found at:

454 GS Jr Sequencing Ends

The CGRB 454 GS Jr. sequencing service will end of June 30, 2015.  If you have any projects that require this platform, please contact Mark Dasenko right away.

2017 Spring Conference Award Winners

Congratulations to the following winners:

Lightning Talk: Zachary Foster,  "Metacoder: An R package for visualization and manipulation of community taxonomic diversity data"

Poster:  Khiem Lam,  "Exploring the Microbiome of Cervical Cancer through Transkingdom Networks"


Zeiss 780 NLO confocal system UPGRADED

A new main beam splitter was installed on our Zeiss 780 NLO confocal system.  This will allow the use of four different lasers 458/514/561/633 simultaneously.  This should more easily allow the use of CFP, YFP, mCherry, and  a far red FP or similarly excited dyes at the same time. If you need more information or training in its use, please contact Anne-Marie Girard.

Core Facility Acknowledgement: BioTechniques New Policy

BioTechniques: the International Journal of Life Science Methods has just announced a new policy regarding attribution of core facilities in publications.  Their new policy is that submitted manuscripts should include acknowledgement of any use of core facilities.  The journal will now ask authors du

Winter Classes