The Milken Institute School of Public Health


The Genomics Core at The George Washington University provides a variety of genomics services to the research community, from Library preparation to Next Generation Sequencing. Led by The Milken Institute School of Public Health, and in partnership with the Informatics Core and the Bioinformatics Unit, both part of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children's National (CTSI-CN). 

Join us for our two-series seminars with PacBio & Illumina!

May 1 from 12:00 to 2pm: PacBio SMRT Technology: Highly Accurate Long-Read Sequencing

May 2nd from 11:30am to 1:30pm: Illumina Sequencing Technology Update and Genomics Core Users’ Presentations

Location: 101 National Churchill Library and Center Main Room, Gelman Library, 2130 H St NW, Washington DC


Our GW Genomics Services

We conduct Nucleic Acid extraction, Library preparation, Quality Control, Next Generation Sequencing, Amplicon amplification, Covaris shearing, among other services. Through our partnership with the Informatics Core of the CTSI-CN, we also conduct bioinformatics analyses and consultations.  See All Services »

Our equipment

Our Core is equipped with a MiSeq, NextSeq 500, MinIon, Qubit, and a Bioanalyzer.

Sample submission

Please review the step-by-step sample submission process.  Submit a Sample »

Bioinformatics Unit at CN

We partner with the Bioinformatics Unit through the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children's National. See their services here

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The Genomics Core Team

The Genomics Core team has expertise in bacterial genomics, computational biology, infectious disease, HIV, population and conservation genetics.