If you are looking for next-generation sequencing service providers, this list compiles NGS cores located in Massachusetts offering either Illumina, Ion PGM or Ion Proton sequencing services to outside clients. These services include NGS library preparation, sequencing and bioinformatics analysis.
"UMass Lowell's Core Research Facilities offer 100 instruments and services to nearly 470 users, including other universities, government agencies and local companies."
University of Massachusetts Medical School
"The UMass MBCL is now building genomic DNA libraries for HiSeq analysis."
Massachusetts General Hospital
"We currently offer: 50 cycle single read or paired end reads; 100 cycle single read or paired end reads; Multiplexing for any read type"
Boston Children’s Hospital
"Next-Gen sequencing platforms are so named because they are capable of generating billions of bases of sequence per run – magnitudes above the amount generated by the Sanger sequencing reaction method that has been widely used for over a decade. Beginning in 2013, the Molecular Genetics Core Facility started outsourcing RNA-Seq service to Axeq Inc."
Harvard Medical School
"Sequencing on the Illumina HiSeq 2000, 2500 and MiSeq instruments will be carried out only by facility personnel. Our facility is in constant contact with Illumina to be sure that we are utilizing the latest protocols and reagents on the HiSeq and MiSeq platforms as well as upgrading instrument parts as necessary."
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Institute of Genetic Medicine
"The McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine's goal is to further the understanding of human heredity and genetic medicine, and use that knowledge to treat and prevent disease."
Tufts - TUCF Genomics
"Established in 1987, the core facility provides fast, high quality services to scientists from both academia and industry around the world."
Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center
"The DNA Sequencing Group at the Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine has a strong history of producing high quality, dependable, and informative results for collaborators and clients. The DNA Sequencing Group participated in the Human Genome Project, building the STS-Based BAC map for Human Chromosome 12, and providing Chromosome 12 tiling path clones to the Baylor Human Genome Sequencing Center for sequencing."
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
"The MBCF Genomics Core offers Next-Gen Sequencing, NGS Library Prep, Affymetrix Microarray, Nanostring and Sanger DNA Sequencing."
"Next-gen sequencing on the Illumina platform including library prep services and quality control."
Harvard FAS Center for Systems Biology
"The Bauer Laboratory, built in 2002 as the home of the Bauer Center for Genomics Research, links the Naito Laboratory and the Sherman Fairchild Biochemistry building, on Harvard’s Cambridge campus."