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Tapestation self-service at CGS

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We are pleased to announce that the Agilent Tapestation 2200 at the Centre for Genomic Sciences is now available for Self-Service.

Applications:

  • Genomic DNA quality and size analysis
  • DNA fragment size determination
  • DNA library size distribution analysis

For more information, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and visit our website at http://cgs.hku.hk/portal/index.php/sample-qc-overview/tapestation-analysis

 

 

 

Illumina MiSeq Sequencer installed at CGS

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We are pleased to announce that the Illumina MiSeq sequencer is installed in Centre for Genomic Sciences and ready for service.  It can perform sequencing run with read length up to 2x300 base pair.  We hope this new instrument brings added value to your research.

Applications:

  • 16S Metagenomic Sequencing
  • Shotgun Metagenomic Sequencing
  • Targeted Enrichment Sequencing
  • Amplicon Sequencing
  • Small Genome Sequencing

Please contact us for project discussion and service quotation.

For more details, please refer to service platform website.

 

 

 

New qPCR Instrument installed at CGS

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We are pleased to announce the new installation of the Roche LightCycler® 480 II.  It is now available for service with competitive running cost and more applications.  We hope this new instrument brings added value to your research.  The existing instrument, the ABI 7900HT, is still available in parallel.

Applications of LightCycler® 480 II

Gene Quantification
 
  • Gene detection
  • Absolute quantification
  • Relative quantification/gene expression analysis
Genetic Variation Analysis
 
  • Melt-curve genotyping with labeled probes
  • Endpoint genotyping
  • High-Resolution Melting (HRM)


Service Charge of LightCycler® 480 II

  1. HK$ 95 per person for first-time usage:  includes operation training, one FREE Roche plate with sealing film, and installation instruction of the Roche official LC480 II data analysis software.
  2. HK$ 95 per run:  includes one 96-well / 384-well plate run and technical support.

For more service details, please refer to platform website:
http://cgs.hku.hk/portal/index.php/realtime-pcr


Realtime PCR platform
Centre for Genomic Sciences
The University of Hong Kong

L6, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research
5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

P: +852 2831-5467
F: +852 2818-5653
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W: http://cgs.hku.hk

 

 

 

 

Email Address Changes of Biobank service, CGS platforms and staff

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Due to the HKU email consolidation exercise, biobank and all CGS platform email addresses would be changed as listed below effective from 8-Dec-2015:

CGS Platform Current Email Address New Email Address
2D/DiGE Scanning This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
GeneChip This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Bioanalyzer This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Biobank This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Bioinformatics This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Bioplex This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
CGS General Enquiry This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Nucleic Acids Extraction This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
CGS Human Resource This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
iScan This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
CGS IT Support This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mass Spectrometry This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Solexa Sequencing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Oligo Ordering This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Pyrosequencing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
DNA Quantitation This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Realtime PCR This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Sanger Sequencing/GeneScan This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
MassArray This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Also, individual staff email addresses would be changed from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Please update the email addresses in your address books accordingly for future communication with us.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our platform staff or IT support team for assistance.

 

 

 

 

Major Upgrade of CGS Online Data Delivery System (ODDS)

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To provide our users with improved usability and enhanced security protection for platform data retrieval, we are pleased to announce a major upgrade of CGS Online Data Delivery System (ODDS) with following new features:

  • Each user will have a single ODDS account for retrieving data generated from multiple platforms (e.g. Sanger Sequencing and Realtime PCR).
  • Multiple data files could be downloaded in bulk with the help of a SFTP client software.
  • The data transfer could be resumed from the point where the network connection is broken.
  • The data transfer sessions are now encrypted using SFTP protocol for security protection of user data.
  • The new ODDS v2 system will be operational with effect from 16-Nov-2015 onwards. Please refer to the CGS ODDS v2 User Guide for details of the new data downloading procedure.

    Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our IT Support team by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 2831-5449 / 2831-5147 / 2831-5438 or 2831-5436 for technical assistance.