The UMGC provides genomic technologies and services to researchers and clinicians at the University of
Minnesota and to external academic and industry scientists throughout the U.S. and internationally.

  • News

    Innovation Lab tackling zebra mussels, COVID, and more

    The Innovation Lab is a research group within the UMGC that focuses on the development of novel genomics research tools. Under the leadership of Dr. Daryl Gohl, the Innovation Lab has established an externally-funded research program, obtaining independent and collaborative grants from the NIH, CDC, and other agencies.

    September 20, 2021

  • Events

    Upcoming Webinar on UMGC Updates

    The University of Minnesota Genomics Center (UMGC) invites you to a webinar to hear Dr. Kenny Beckman, Director of the UMGC, present on new technologies and services, new rates, and organizational changes to the UMGC. We will encourage – and be happy to answer – questions from attendees.

    September 17, 2021

  • News

    Changes in data delivery for UMGC users

    Starting in October 2021, the UMGC will be delivering data for UMN users with MSI accounts to MSI's Shared User Resource Facility Storage (SURFS). Delivered data will be located in the "data_delivery" folder in your group's folder on MSI's primary filesystem (/home/GROUP/data_delivery/umgc).

    September 16, 2021

  • News

    Plant and Animal Sciences SMRT Grant – Now Open!

    We've partnered with PacBio to bring you this exciting opportunity to win a SMRT sequencing project with us. Tell us in 100 words or less how characterizing genetic variation in your favorite plant or animal species with HiFi sequencing will contribute to a healthier population and planet for a chance to win SMRTbell library preparation, up to 6 SMRT Cells 8M, sequencing on the Sequel IIe System, and bioinformatics support.

    August 31, 2021

  • Events

    Join the Spatialomics Interest Group

    This group connects UMN researchers with experts in spatial genomics and UMN core facilities, who will coordinate the efforts and workflows for this multi-disciplinary field. Researchers will share their experiences and results with nascent spatial genomics technologies with the Spatialomics Interest Group (SIG).

    August 25, 2021