Bristol Genomics Facility

Affymetrix® microarrays

Illumina MiSeq

Illumina NextSeq

The Bristol Genomics facility is a core service laboratory located in the Life Sciences Building of the University of Bristol. We offer genomics and transcriptomics services and expertise accessible to both internal and external researchers.


  • Next generation sequencing using Illumina NextSeq and Illumina MiSeq instruments 
  • Microarray analysis using Affymetrix GeneChip and GeneTitan systems 
  • Real-time quantitative PCR using the Roche LightCycler 480 system
  • Capillary sequencing and genotyping using the ABI 3500 instrument
  • DNA and RNA analysis and quality assessment using the Agilent TapeStation and Thermofisher Qubit systems
  • Bioinformatics support (upon request)

Contact details

Please contact Jane Coghill or Christy Waterfall if you would like to discuss your research and our services.

  • Bristol Genomics Facility
  • Bristol Life Sciences Building, Level 3, Lab 333
  • 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TQ
  • t: +44 (0)117 39 41449
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