FAQs

To use the instruments in the FGC you need to register an iLab account. Once you have created an iLab account you will be able to schedule instruments or use them on a walk up basis.

The Functional Genomic Core is open to the entire University research community as well as private reseachers.

 Descriptions of the instruments in the FGC are listed on our "instruments page". The BioTek Synergy 2Attune Acoustic Focusing Flow CytometerOperetta CLSOctet Red384, and Singer RoToR HDA are available for independent use with training. Our staff will program and operate the Biomek FX to perform High-throughput cell manipulationsLiquid handling operationsDrug screening, or RNAi screening.

The Functional Genomics Core is located in Keating room 124 at 1657 East Helen Street. A map to the laboratory can be found here.

A list of our services can be found on our "services page".

We try to supply the common laboratory incidentals (gloves, kimwipes, tips, tube racks, and pipettors). If your work involves a substantial amount of pipetting it is expected that you furnish your own tips. The staff will be happy to assign storage drawers to regular users of the facility.