Genomics Core

Cancer results in many changes occurring to the DNA. Genomics is the study of the DNA and new cutting edge tools allows us to map which changes have happened to each patient’s DNA. Knowing these changes can predict the aggressiveness of the cancer and potential targets for therapy.

Lead Investigators
  • Dr. Govindaraja Atikukke, ITOS Oncology
  • Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER), University of Windsor
Equipment Available
  • Next Generation Sequencer from Illumina (ITOS Oncology)
  • VIA7 qRT PCR (Biology) – Can read when DNA is altering the production of a specific target in different cancers
Core Needs
  • Agilent tape station
  • Single cell genomics