Genomics Core

The Genomics Core provides basic gene expression services for Tufts neuroscientists and other investigators. We provide the following instruments in Stearns 207 for nucleic acid and real-time PCR analyses.

  • Nanodrop instrument
  • Agilent Bioanalyzer
  • Stratagene real-time cyclers

Reserve instruments using the Instrument Reservation Calendar.

For access to Stearns 207, contact Alison Hochler.

For instrument training, contact Robert McDermott

The Tufts University Core Facility (TUCF) provide services for the analysis of NextGen sequencing results and other bioinformatics projects.


F. Rob Jackson, PhD
Leon Reijmers, PhD

Stearns 207A

  • The following tables show the fee structure for Tufts academic users. Please email Rob Jackson for information about facility use for non-Tufts investigators and industry personnel.

    Agilent BioAnalyser Self Use

    Quality Analysis of either RNA, DNA, protein or cells

    • $42.50/run (chip included); $10 per run (chip not included)
    • $32.50/chip (reagents and chip only)

    Agilent BioAnalyser Full Service

    Quality Analysis of samples done by Genomics Core Manager

    • $50/run (chip included)

    Stratagene Mx4000 & Mx3000p Real-Time qPCR

    Quantitative PCR in 96-well format

    • $1.00/sample (min $15/run; max $50/run)

    SYBR green reagent for QPCR

    1mL aliquot

    • $50/aliquot

    Mx3000p QPCR supplies

    • $0.25/cap-strip
    • $0.58/tube-strip
    • $4.20/plate

    Mx4000 QPCR supplies

    • $0.25/cap-strip
    • $0.58/tube-strip
    • $4.20/plate