USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center

Laboratory for Translational Genomics


Our Services


The lab provides core laboratory services in genetics and genomics to CNRC and Texas Medical Center investigators. We use state-of-art next-generation sequencing and microarray technologies to address questions about gene expression, epigenetics, genotyping, and genome sequencing.

Sample Quality Control

  • QC steps integration in all standard procedures.
  • RNA QC (Total RNA, cRNA, labeled cRNA, micro RNA)
  • DNA QC (gDNA, ChIP DNA, PCR products, Libraries)

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

  • RNAseq
  • ChIPseq
  • Methylation
  • Exome Sequencing
  • Covaris Shearing Services

Illumina Microarrays

  • Infinium Genotyping
  • Infinium Methylation
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