Illumina NextSeq 500 and Ion PGM NGS Platforms

Below is a list of the most frequently requested applications and the kits used to generate libraries.

This is a very limited list. If you do not see your sequencing type and/or library kit on the list, please contact Dr. Sridar Chittur by e-mail at or by phone at (518) 591-7215.


Illumina SBS Technology

Illumina NextSeq 500 Platform Overview

Ion PGM Technology

Illumina NextSeq 500 Applications and Library Prep Kits

Illumina NextSeq Product Selection Guide

TruSeq Stranded mRNA Library Prep Kit

TruSeq Stranded Total RNA Library Prep Kit

TruSeq small RNA Library Prep Kit

Nextera XT DNA Library Prep Kit

TruSeq DNA Methylation Kit

TruSeq ChIP Library Prep Kit

Clontech SMART-Seq v4 Ultra Low Input RNA Kit for NGS (for cDNA synthesis)

NEXTflex Rapid DNA Seq Kit

NEXTflex Rapid Directional RNA Seq Kit

NEXTflex small RNA Seq Kit

NEBNext Ultra Directional RNA Library Prep for Illumina

Ion PGM Application Selection Guide

Targeted DNA Sequencing

Targeted RNA Sequencing

Microbial Sequencing

Illumina Basespace Sample Management and Data Analysis Software

Wafergen single cell technology/NGS

Please contact Dr. Sridar Chittur by e-mail at or by phone at (518) 591-7215.

Additional Resources

Tri Reagent RNA Isolation Protocol

RNeasy Plus Mini Kit Protocol

miRNeasy Mini Kit Protocol

Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer

NanoDrop 1000 Spectrophotometer

Qubit Fluorometer 2.0

NEBquant qPCR for Illumina Library Validation


Contact Information

Core Director

Sridar Chittur, Ph.D., M.B.A.

(518) 591-7215


Marcy Kuentzel, M.S.

(518) 591-7219


Guy Russo, M.S.

(518) 591-7219