The DNA sequencing core facility at Tufts University supplied DNA sequencing and other related services to researchers at Tufts as well as outside organizations. The core facility was established in 1987 and currently has six staff members.
Sequencing Instruments Used
- Applied Biosystems 3130xl.
- Illumina HiSeq 2500.
- Illumina MiSeq.
DNA Sequencing Prices
Single sample | Plasmids & PCR products
Small plasmids & PCR products | $5.00
BAC, Fosmids & Genomic DNA | $6.00
10- 150 ng/µl | 10 µl minimum
The facility must be told the size of the PCR product.
40-150 ng/µl | 300 ng total
BACs, Cosmids and Genomic DNA
Contact for details.
Samples must be supplied premixed with the sequencing primer in 96 well traces.
5 pmol/µl | 5µl
Common sequencing primers provided at no cost.
All samples must be supplied in either water or Tris (no EDTA). Water is preferred.
Sample Turn Around Time
24-48 hours, average of 36 hours
GLP DNA Sequencing
Other DNA sequencing related services
- Oligonucleotide synthesis
- MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry
- NextGen DNA sequencing on Illumina platforms, HiSeq 2500 and MiSeq.
Tufts University Core Facility
Tufts Medical School
Dept. of Physiology/ST-808
136 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02111
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