New AVITI sequencing instrument arrives

The UMGC welcomes the arrival of the AVITI sequencing instrument from Element Biosciences! The AVITI expands our sequencing instrumentation suite by adding a mid-throughput system that delivers a lower cost per GB without the need to scale throughput. With outstanding data quality and compatibility with Illumina libraries, the AVITI will be of particular interest to single-cell and spatial researchers and researchers who require ultra-high quality reads. Learn more about the Element AVITI system

The AVITI service will officially launch in August/September. If you are a UMN researcher interested in a test run to compare with previous sequencing, or you would like to consider this platform for your upcoming short read projectplease reach out to Aaron Becker at

Element Biosciences AVITI sequencing instrument