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Sample Analysis and Processing

Microarray Services

Genotyping Services

We offer a variety of Affymetrix, Illumina, and Agilent microarray platforms and chemistries with fully automated sample preparation and processing. Comprehensive service offerings include nucleic acid extraction, analytical quality control, microarray preparation and analysis. We provide consultation for experimental design, platform and microarray selection, as well as Bioinformatics support.

DNA Microarray Services and Whole Genome Genotyping

High Throughput Genotyping

Genotyping for thousands of samples for hundreds/thousands of targets and/or whole genome analyses.


  • Capabilities
    • Automated DNA extraction (small, medium, large scale)
    • Integrated sample and data QC
    • Automated liquid handling for PCR reaction set up
    • Taqman® Array, SmartChip™ and BioMark™ array design and validation
    • Assay design and wet bench validation included at no additional cost
    • Custom designed assay panels for Ion  Personal Genome Machine® and Illumina MiSeq NextGen sequencing (including variant calls)
    • Automated genotype calling and performance metrics for all platforms
    • Automated microarray sample processing and array development
    • Automated library prep for NextGen sequencing based genotyping
    • Genotyping reports included
  • Technologies
  • RUCDR Infinite Biologics offers high throughput genotyping technologies for PCR, microarray and NextGen sequencing. All sample preparation protocols are fully automated to ensure contaminant free, robust genotyping analysis across platforms. Integrated sample management, nucleic acid extraction and genotyping service bundles are available.
    • Taqman® Arrays using ViiATM 7 Instruments
    • Affymetrix GeneChip and GeneTitan systems for all Affymetrix genotyping products
    • Illumina iScan Systems for all Illumina genotyping products
    • Ion  PGM® targeted sequencing panels
    • Illumina MiSeq targeted sequencing panels

RNA Microarray Services, Whole Transcriptome Expression and Array CGH

High Throughput Gene Expression Services

Microarray solutions for transcriptomics and genome-wide expression analysis.


  • Capabilities
    • Automated DNA and RNA extraction for a variety of primary sample types (tissue, whole blood, FFPE, cells)
    • Integrated sample and data QC
    • Whole-transcriptome amplification (WTA) services for limited amounts of precious RNA samples
    • Automated microarray sample processing and array development
    • Bioinformatics services for in depth microarray analysis, visualization and interpretation of results
  • Technologies
  • RUCDR Infinite Biologics offers high throughput microarray-based solutions for gene profiling studies. All sample preparation protocols are fully automated to ensure contaminant-free, robust gene expression analysis across platforms. Integrated sample management, nucleic acid extraction, microarray and analysis service bundles are available.
    • Affymetrix GeneChip and GeneTitan systems for all Affymetrix gene profiling products
    • Illumina iScan system for all Illumina microarray products
    • Agilent CGH arrays, Invitrogen NCode arrays

Methylation Microarrays

Illumina Infinium methylation arrays interrogate methylation sites at single nucleotide resolution. Medium-throughput solutions interrogate >25,000 CpG loci covering 14,000 genes, while high-throughput options cover more than 450,000 expertly selected methylation sites.

Tiling Arrays

Affymetrix GeneChip Tiling arrays offer a comprehensive solution for novel isoform discovery as well as mapping the sites of protein-DNA interactions in ChIP experiments.

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