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Announcing GGBC

Sequencing and bioinformatics services are now under one umbrella.


The Georgia Genomics and Bioinformatics Core (GGBC) is the University of Georgia (UGA) core laboratory for nucleic acid sequencing and bioinformatics. Our  mission includes research support, education, and training.

We provide genomics and bioinformatics consultation to UGA researchers on experimental design, selection of the appropriate sequencing platforms, and bioinformatics analyses. We also  write letters of support (LOS) to offer our capabilities and expertise for grant applications submitted to funding agencies.

Our services encompass the range of genomic techniques and applications, sequencing technologies, and bioinformatics analyses. GGBC operates multiple platforms for short-, long-, and single-molecule sequencing reads, as well as optical genome mapping (i.e.,  Illumina MiSeq and NextSeq, PacBio Sequel, Oxford Nanopore MinIon, and BioNano Saphyr). See our Services page for more details.

We provide training and internships to UGA students from biological, statistical, and computer sciences departments. Training includes learning state-of-the-art methods for a variety of sequencing platforms and bioinformatics analyses. We also continuously work to streamline, improve, and innovate novel genome technologies.

Although our main mission is to assist UGA researchers, our services are available to the general scientific community in the U.S. and around the globe. We look forward to assisting you in your scientific endeavor.