UAMS DNA and Next Generation Sequencing Core Facility

Overview of Services

Established in 1997. Offers Sanger DNA sequencing using a 3500XL Genetic Analyzer. In 2013, the core acquired an Illumina Miseq and began offering Next Generation Sequencing Services. Main NGS services are Small Genome Sequencing, Metagenomics, and RNA-seq. 

Service List and Pricing

Service List and Pricing

3500 Genetic Analyzer XL (Applied Biosystems)

Sanger Sequencing of plasmids and PCR products (no fragment analysis)

$8.25/sample

 

TapeStation 2200 (Agilent Technologies)

D1000 – sizing of DNA fragments less than 1 Kb (no integrity value)

Genomic – sizing and integrity analysis of genomic DNA – gives DNA Integrity Number (DIN)
RNA – sizing and integrity analysis of total RNA – gives RNA Integrity Number (RIN)

RNA – sizing of messenger RNA

$10.00/sample

 

MiSeq (Illumina)

Small Genome Sequencing

Metagenomics 16S rRNA

RNA-seq

$330 - $1540/run

Leadership

Jon Blevins, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. Microbiology and Immunology
(501) 296-1253
Email

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Open/Staffed
8:30 am - 4:30 pm   
  

4301 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72210

Links and Resources

  1. DNA Sequencing Core Facility
  2. Next Generation Sequencing

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Jennifer Johnson
Co-Director/Manager
 
501-686-69289
 
JohnsonJennifer@uams.edu
 
Biomedical Building II, 321-2
 
Priya G Thevar
Billing
 
501-526-4964
 
PGThevar@uams.edu
 
Biomedical Building I, 506D
 
Lisa R. Smith
Billing
 
501-686-7258
 
smithlisar@uams.edu
 
Biomedical Building I, 506