Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium (LCRC) Translational Genomics Core (TGC)

The Translational Genomics Core (TGC) is a resource sponsored by the LCRC, Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center and CTVO.  The Facility is committed to providing quality service by fulfilling the needs of the research community in a consistently rapid, dependable, and economical fashion. 


  • Microarray analysis:
    • Custom and focused SNP analysis
    • HumanCytoSNP
    • Infinium Core-24 Kit
    • Infinium CoreExome-24 Kit
    • Infinium MethylationEPIC B
    • GWAS
  • Standard sequencing:
    • DNA Sequencing
    • Real-Time PCR
    • SNP validation
    • SNP sequencing
    • Mutation analysis
  • High throughput sequencing:
    • DNA Sequencing
    • mRNA Sequencing
    • CHiP Sequencing
    • Whole exon sequencing
    • Whole DNA methylation
    • Small RNA discovery
    • Small Genomes
    • Targeted re-sequencing
    • Bacterial genomics
    • Small RNA discovery
  • NanoString - Panels of genes associated with Oncology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Cell Profiling, Cancer metabolism, Cell Signaling, DNA repair, and more
  • 10X Genomics Single Cell Isolator – Provides identification of specific cell subsets and specific cell response to treatment over time

We also provide DNA Shearing services with the M220 Ultra-sonicator from Covaris. The TGC is also equipped with two real-time PCR instruments, one Agilent BioAnalyzer, Nanodrop and Qubit, and multiple PCR machines.

The LSUHSC/LCRC Genomics Core Facility is located at the 9th Floor of the LCRC Building. The Core is open 8am-5pm Monday-Friday and services are available to all LSUHSC, LCRC, and all members and research community. Please contact Jovanny Zabaleta, Ph.D. at jzabal@lsuhsc.edu.