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Biopolymers Facility (Genomics / Genome Analysis and Technologies)

Harvard Medical School

NRB 088

77 Avenue Louis Pasteur

Boston, MA 02115

United States of America

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Primary Contact:

Robert Steen

Last Updated: 09/15/2020

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Facility Details

-About the BPF-

The Biopolymers Facility is a non-profit genomics core facility at Harvard Medical School. The investigators at Harvard Medical School make up the primary client base of the BPF. We also serve labs at schools, universities and biotechnology companies from all across the country.

Services offered include:
-Sanger DNA Sequencing
-Next-Generation DNA Sequencing (Four Illumina MiSeqs, four Illumina NextSeq 500s and one Illumina NovaSeq 6000)
-Next-Generation Automated Library Sample Prep (Perkin Elmer Sciclone -- Genomic, ChIP, RNA-seq and other methods)
-Single Cell DNA and RNA-Seq (10X Genomics Chromium)
-Bioanalyzer Analysis DNA and RNA (Two Agilent 2100 BioAnalyzers and two Agilent 2200 TapeStations)
-Qiagen Qiacube Automated DNA / RNA Prep (single to multiple samples)
-Oligonucleotide Ordering (IDT Portal)
-Reagents and Supplies Ordering (multiple vendors / products)

The facility has a comprehensive web based Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) which provides our users with access to order services and supplies as well as retrieve data and review and pay invoices all online.

Facility Policies

Services are offerred outside of Harvard Medical School

Consulting is offerred outside of Harvard Medical School