Microarray (SUNYMAC)

Leica Laser Microdissection Apparatus
Core: Microarray (SUNYMAC)
Core Director: Frank Middleton, PhD
Core Contact: Karen Gentile
Phone: 315 464-3206
Location: Weiskotten Hall Addition, Room 3285
Email: gentilek@upstate.edu
Web Site: SUNY Microarray Core Facility

Instrumentation in Core:

  • Affymetrix GeneChip(c) Core Facility that includes two microfluidics processing stations, hybridization oven, and a high-resolution scanner with autoloader
  • Leica Laser Microdissection Apparatus
  • Agilent Technologies Bioanalyzer
  • BioTek Synergy 2 plate reader
  • Qiagen QIAcube
  • Roche LightCycler 480
  • BioLane HT1 high throughput in situ hybridization instrument
  • Bio-Rad Tetrad DNA Engine
  • Data Analysis Workstations with software to analyze GeneChip(c) and other array-based data
  • Centralized data storage and mining

Core will be moving to the new Neuroscience Research Building in March 2014.

Brief Description of Core:   SUNYMAC is a full service microarray processing core that specializes in high-throughput gene expression and genotyping analysis using Affymetrix GeneChip© microarrays and real-time quantitative PCR. SUNYMAC is also a data analysis facility and a technical resource for targeted analysis of biological samples, using laser microdissection. SUNYMAC was established in October 2002 and has grown to a client base of more than 50 investigators, with current throughput estimates of 1,500 - 2,000 samples per year.

Core Fee Schedule:  Contact Karen Gentile for current fees.

How to Access Core Services:  Phone or email.