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Genomics Core Facility (Huck)


Attention : Change in Sample Dropoff Time

Sanger Sequencing and GeneScan/Fragment Analysis Sample Drop Off will be 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, M-F on tables located in the 4th floor stairwells of Chandlee.  Take the elevator to the 4th floor and go right to the stairwell. All other samples will be dropped off at this location by appointment only. 

We are trying to maintain social distancing so please do not walk through the Genomics Core hallway. 


Overview of Services

Provides next-generation sequencing and a number of traditional genomic services to the Penn State community as well as to those outside the university.


Craig A. Praul | Director

Faculty Steering Committee:

  • Michael Axtell | Professor of Biology
  • Don Bryant | Ernest C. Pollard Professor in Biotechnology and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Santhosh Girirajan | Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Kateryna Makova | Pentz Professor of Biology
  • David Vandenbergh | Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
413 Chandlee Lab
University Park, PA  16802

Links and Resources


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Name Role Phone Email Location
Craig Praul
412 Chandlee Lab
Ashley Price
Research Technologist
408 Chandlee Lab
Dan Hannon
Research Project Manager
408 Chandlee Lab
Kerry Hair
Research Technologist
409 Chandlee Lab
Nigel Deighton
Director of Research Instrumentation
206B Huck Life Sciences Bldg
Lucy Aplan
Research Technologist
409 Chandlee Lab
April Cockburn
Research Project Manager
409 Chandlee Lab