NIPM NGS and Genotyping Services

Mission

The NIPM Sequencing Service Lab at UNLV is a unique Las Vegas resource for primarily NIPM faculty and affiliated collaborators. However, during the startup and growth period, the Lab will provide contract sequencing services to non-NIPM users, especially UNLV scientists and regional researchers and clinics. Available services are listed below along with estimated prices.

Specialized Equipment

  • Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer
  • Eppendorf MasterCycler
  • NanoDrop ONE
  • Illumina NextSeq 500
  • Qubit 3.0
  • Full suite of cold storage units

About Us

Overall management for the Sequencing Laboratory is spearheaded by Dr. Martin Schiller, Executive Director of NIPM. He is supported by James Timmins, MBA, for business and outreach, Shirley Shen is our experienced laboratory manager for all service operations, and Sarah Love is our program administrator. Dr. Xiaogang Wu is head of bioinformatics and analysis for the Sequencing Laboratory. Ms. Shen previously ran the flow cytometry service laboratory for UNLV, Mr. Timmins has over 10 years of experience managing business operations for a GLP-level service laboratory, and Dr. Wu is a published bioinformatician from the Institute of Systems Biology in Seattle.

Pricing

Please contact james.timmins@unlv.edu for a custom quotation.

Other services are possible, please contact us separately with your specific requests. All non-UNLV services are required by policy to be invoiced at a minimum 26% surcharge.

For further information and official forms regarding UNLV services and technology transfer, please refer to Research and Economic Development forms page.