Center for Applied Genomics - Core Services

Overview of Services

CAG Biorepository Core:

Established in 2006, the CAG Biorepository is one of the world’s largest and most diverse pediatric biobanks, hosting more than 600,000 biological samples that have been genotyped or sequenced in CAG’s CLIA and CAP-accredited high-throughput centers. This core offers services in DNA and RNA extraction.

James Snyder | CAG Biorepository Laboratory Manager
snyder3@chop.edu

CAG Sequencing Core:

Established in 2012, the CAG Sequencing Laboratory is fully equipped with state-of-art technology and experienced staff members. Sequencing operations are integrated with our Biorepository and Bioinformatics teams to keep all stages of a collaborator’s studies connected. The CAG sequencing lab offers cutting edge technologies in the Genomics field: Novaseq, Single Cell 10xGenomics, Bionano, Miseq, Fluidigm confirmation, Sanger Sequencing (including fragment analysis).

Molly Gallagher | interim CAG Sequencing Laboratory Manager
gallaghm12@chop.edu 

CAG Genotyping Core:

Established in 2006, the CAG Genotyping Laboratory is fully equipped with state-of-art technology and experienced staff members. Our lab is integrated with our Biorepository and Bioinformatics group, keeping all stages of collaborator’s studies connected.

Maria Lemma | CAG Genotyping Laboratory Manager
garrism@chop.edu

Leadership

Hakon Hakonarson, MD, PhD | Director, Center for Applied Genomics 

Maria Lemma | CAG Laboratory Manager
garrism@chop.edu

Susan Delaney | Director, CAG Business Administration
delaneys@chop.edu

Location and hours of operation

Open:  Monday - Thursday 7 AM - 5:30 PM 

  3615 Civic Ctr Blvd
  Abramson Pediatric Research Building, Suite 1016
  Philadelphia, PA 19104

Links and Resources

Genotyping Core:

  1. DNA Submission Guidelines

Biorepository Core:

  1. Sample Submission and Shipping Instructions

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
James Snyder
CAG Biorepository Laboratory Manager
 

 
SNYDERJ3@CHOP.EDU
 
Abramson Research Center, Suite 1014
 
Maria Lemma
CAG Genotyping Laboratory Manager
 

 
GARRISM@CHOP.EDU
 
Abramson Research Center, Room 1215A
 
Susan Delaney
Director, CAG Business Administration
 

 
delaneys@chop.edu
 

 
Molly Gallagher
CAG Sequencing Laboratory
 

 
gallaghm12@chop.edu
 

 
General Inquiries

 

 
CAGCoreServices@chop.edu
 

 

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