NGS FAQ

What sequencing services do you offer?

We have experience with whole-genome and candidate region resequencing, transcriptome analysis, small RNA discovery, methylation profiling, and genome-wide protein-nucleic acid interaction analysis. We would love to talk with you about how to use these techniques to address your specific hypotheses.

What is RNA-Seq?

RNA-Seq is the term used to describe expression profiling using NGS technology (instead of microarray).

What type of samples do I need to provide?

This will depend greatly on the specific application. In our experience there is no cookie cutter answer. Get in touch with us and we will meet to discuss the specifics of your project and how to best accomplish your goals  

Your core performs both microarray and sequencing based analysis of expression changes (RNA-Seq). Which one is right for my study?

Sequencing based analysis of expression levels is less expensive and provides a more complete picture of expression, therefore in most cases we will recommend a sequencing based approach. However, there are some cases where array based analysis may be beneficial. We will examine the goals and limitations of your particular project, and work with you to choose the optimal method.