UMGC and MSI Roadshow - Duluth Campus!

Join us on Friday, April 14th

The University of Minnesota Genomics Center (UMGC) and the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI) invite you to join us for a day of presentations, tutorials, and project consultations in SMed on the Duluth campus. Meet with staff for project support and learn more about the genomic and informatic resources available to UMN researchers.


10:00 - 11:00 AM, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
UMGC in SMed 146
Drop-ins welcome. Contact Dinesha Walek to reserve a dedicated time (

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
MSI in SMed 263
Drop-ins welcome. Contact Dr. Christy Henzler to reserve a dedicated time (

Tutorials and Presentations - SMed 142

10:00 - 11:00 AM
MSI Tutorial: Introduction to Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
Provides a high-level introduction to the facilities and computational resources at MSI. Register.

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
UMGC Presentations
Talks on UMGC services and technologies available for UMN researchers, sequencing projects and costs, and the Pilot Sequencing Program. Illumina will also present. No registration is needed. 

1:00 - 2:30 PM
MSI Tutorial: Intro to Single-cell Genomics
Covers common technological platforms for collecting single-cell data, basic experimental design, data quality control, and overviews of common software tools used for analyzing single-cell data. Register.


UMN Genomics Center

The University of Minnesota Genomics Center (UMGC) provides genomic technologies and services to researchers and clinicians at the University of Minnesota, and to external academic and industry scientists throughout the United States and internationally. The UMGC acquires state-of-the-art instrumentation and offers an array of services, including next-generation sequencing, long-read sequencing, expression analysis, genotyping, epigenomics, single-cell and spatial genomics, metagenomics, as well as related support services such as nucleic acid extraction and quality control.

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute

The Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI) provides advanced research computing infrastructure and expertise to the University of Minnesota research and scholarly community and the State of Minnesota in order to advance and accelerate research and foster innovation and discoveries through advanced computing technologies, scientific computing, and informatics, application development, and services.