Molecular Biology Core Facility

The CFG offers comprehensive research services in molecular biology. Our facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and our experienced staff provides a valuable resource to help our customers, from both academic and commercial laboratories, to meet their research goals and objectives.

Our services include standard core services, such as DNA sequencing as well as customized services and quantitative PCR.

Our customized services range from gene isolation and characterization, cloning and expression plasmid design and construction to gene expression studies and protein expression and characterization.

Major instrumentation in the laboratory includes Applied Biosystems (AB) 3700 and 310 DNA Analyzers, AB 7900HT and 5700 quantitative PCR systems, and DNA Quant Studio

Contact Information

Core Director

Dr. Sridar Chittur

(518) 591-7215


Karen Preston, M.S.

(518) 591-7165