Next Generation Sequencing Core


Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Next Generation Sequencing Core - Overview


Next Generation Sequencing Core Facility

The H.A. and Mary K. Chapman Charitable Foundations Genomic Sequencing Core’s mission is to help facilitate cutting-edge genomics research at the Salk Institute by providing rapid high-throughput sequencing services, consultation and expert assistance in strategic planning and method development.

The core houses state-of-the art equipment, including Illumina HiSeq 2500 and NextSeq 500 high-throughput sequencing systems, 10X Genomics Single Cell Solution, PacBio Sequel System (long-read sequencing), Oxford Nanopore GridION X5 (long-read sequencing), Agilent 4200 and 2200 TapeStation, Covaris M220 Focused-ultrasonicator and a Bio-Rad QX200 Droplet Digital PCR system.

Acknowledging Core Support

For submitting manuscripts that have made use of services or resources from this core, PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE SUPPORT by inclusion of the following information:

“This work was supported by the NGS Core Facility of the Salk Institute with funding from NIH-NCI CCSG: P30 014195, the Chapman Foundation and the Helmsley Charitable Trust.” Please acknowledge core staff where appropriate and consider authorship inclusion when scientific contributions merit.

Please link each publication stemming from work performed in the core to your MyNCBI account. This will ensure that the contributions from NIH are appropriately acknowledged in renewal and continuation applications. This NIH requirement must be satisfied as part of our efforts to provide consistent access to stabling funded core resources. Information on how to link publications can be found here»


Salk Institute for Biological Studies

10010 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037

Telephone: (858) 453-4100

Nasun Hah, PhD
(858) 453-4100 x2248

Location: 3rd floor, South building (South Facing, near Tower 3)