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Genomics Core Facility

Overview of Services

The Genomics Core Facility is housed within the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University. The facility provides researchers with access to state of the art, high-throughput sequencing technologies and  is fully equipped for all aspects of microarray labeling, hybridization, data acquisition. In addition, the core facility offers sequencing library preparation services, consultation on experimental design and data analysis. Collaborations on developing novel sequencing applications are also welcome. The staff provide training on use of the self service equipment, troubleshooting, and assistance with software and data analysis. The Core Facility works closely with the Research Computing Staff to provide researchers with computing power and consulting services to analyze the Sequencing and Microarray data.

Updated 7/7/2021 - Genomic Core Facility Is Fully Open Now

The Genomics Core facility has resumed normal operation without occupancy restriction. The core facility staff will wear face mask in the laboratory, which hosts multiple instruments for shared use by researchers via scheduling. Users are required to follow the University’s COVID-19 Policies and Guidance on this web page:

The primary contact for the Genomics Core Facility is Wei Wang, the Director,, 609-258-6998.


List of Services

Full Service

  • Next Generation Sequencing on NovaSeq 6000 and MiSEQ
  • Next Generation Sequencing Library Prep
  • DNA and RNA QC on Bioanalyzer
  • Blue Pippin Size Selection

Self Service

  • QPCR
  • ddPCR
  • Agilent Microarray Labeling, Hybridization, Scanning
  • Biomek Liquid Handling Robot
  • Biotek plate reader
  • Kingfisher Flex DNA or RNA extraction
  • Covaris
  • Agilent Bioanalyzer and TapeStation
  • NanoDrop One

Getting Started

  • Princeton Clients: If you already have an account, log in (upper right corner) and go to the Request Services or Schedule Equipment tabs.  If you are a new user, log in (upper right corner) using a valid Princeton ID.
  • Non-Princeton Clients: If you already have an account, log in (upper right corner) with approved iLab credentials.  If you are a new external user, Register to setup an iLab account.
  • Visit the iLab Help Site or Customer Help Manual for further guidance using iLab's Core Facility Services.
  • Sample storage: if you would like to take back your libraries or samples, please do so within 2 weeks after receiving the sequencing or other service results, otherwise your samples will be discarded afterwards.


Location and hours of operation

Hours Location


Lewis Sigler Institute
003 Carl Icahn Laboratory
Princeton, NJ

Links and Resources



We appreciate that you have chosen our facility to conduct your study and would like to remind you to remember us when writing your manuscript, as authorship and acknowledgment are indicators of our facilities success.  If we've contributed to the experimental design, produced experimental data, and/or helped with analysis, interpretation or writing of the text then you should acknowledge us. If the work carried out has been exceptional or the person doing it has done significantly more than would normally be expected you might consider naming that person in the acknowledgment or adding that individual as an author on the paper. 


"We thank the Princeton University Genomics Core Facility Staff for library preparation and sequencing."


"We thank (individual staff member) and the Princeton University Genomics Core Facility for library preparation and sequencing."




Name Role Phone Email Location
Wei Wang
Jennifer Miller
Research Specialist
Icahn 005
Jean Arly Volmar
Research Specialist
Icahn 005
Katie Gilligan
Research Specialist
Icahn 005