Customized Services

A wide range of custom services in molecular biology are available at the CFG. These include project-based services such as gene cloning and construction of insertion plasmids, gene discovery and characterization, gene expression studies, and recombinant protein expression and characterization.

Gene Cloning

  • Restriction digestion and analysis
  • Plasmid construction and purification
  • Site-directed mutagenesis
  • Generation of expression constructs
  • Gateway cloning

Gene Discovery/Characterization

  • cDNA library screening
  • Isolation of cDNA by RT-PCR
  • Genomic library screening
  • Isolation of genes by long range PCR cloning

Gene Expression

  • Quantitative Real Time PCR
  • RT-PCR


Contact Information

Core Director

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

(518) 591-7215


Andrew Hayden, B.S.

(518) 591-7219