Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy

Biobanking & Genome Analysis

The mission of the Biobanking & Genome Analysis is to provide state-of-the-art genomic services to UTHSCSA investigators and the local scientific community in an economical and timely manner.






  • Life Technologies Ion Torrent PGM sequencer
  • Illumina BeadXpress System
  • Illumina iScan Microarray Scanner
  • Applied Biosystems 7900HT Sequence Detection System
  • Applied Biosystems TaqMan Low Density Array Thermal Cycling Block
  • Agilent Bioanalyzer
  • Thermo Scientific NanoDrop Spectrophotometer

Illumina Microarray Services:
  • Whole genome SNP genotyping and copy number variation analysis
    • Omni family of microarrays
  • Whole genome gene expression microarrays
    • Human HT-12 $184.50/sample for multiples of 12 samples including BeadChip array
    • Mouse WG-6 $308.00/sample for multiples of 6 samples including BeadChip array
  • Whole genome methylation microarrays
    • HumanMethylation27
    • HumanMethylation450


Biobanking & Genome Analysis Contact: Office Phone Fax
Teresa L. Johnson-Pais, Ph.D. Co-Director Email 528L (210) 567-6571 (210) 567-6781
Robin J. Leach, Ph.D. Co-Director Email 552C (210) 567-6947 (210) 567-6781