Omics Cores Integration Hub

Omics Cores Integration Hub

Explore our diverse cores and units dedicated to unlocking molecular secrets.

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Learn More About the Expertise Offered By Each Core.


Precision RNA Medicine Core - Spatial Technologies Unit

Provides advanced spatial and single cell technologies with full-service support, including NGS and bioinformatics, to academia and industry, streamlining research and discovery.

Director: Dr. Ioannis Vlachos; Email

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Precision RNA Medicine Core - RNA Detection Unit

Provides a sensitive microRNA detection platform for a range of biospecimens using qPCR and MIRXES technology. This approach enables concurrent detection of 384 miRNAs on a single plate.

Director: Dr. Jan Heng; Email

Proper Citation: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Detection Unit, Precision RNA Medicine Core, RRID:SCR_024819


Precision RNA Medicine Core - RNA Delivery Unit

Performs delivery of RNA via nanoparticle packaging, both in vitro and in vivo, using the NanoAssemblr Spark, Benchtop, and Blaze systems from Precision NanoSystems.

Director: Dr. Frank Slack; Unit's Email

Proper Citation: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Precision RNA Medicine Core - Delivery Unit, RRID:SCR_024862


Precision RNA Medicine Core - Bioinformatics Unit

Provides both simple and complex studies, aimed at uncovering insights into the non-coding genome and prioritizing coding and non-coding RNAs & variants.

Director: Dr. Ioannis Vlachos; Email

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Histology Core

Provides paraffin histology and frozen sectioning services for cells and tissues, including embedding, sectioning, and both routine and special staining, with fee-based pricing.

Director: Dr. Susan Hagen; Email

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Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics Core

Provides advanced genomic services and expert consultation for research in the BNORC and Boston area, specializing in disease-related molecular mechanisms and data analysis.

Director: Dr. Linus Tsai; Email

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Glycomics Core

Provides advanced services, including mass spectrometry and glycan studies, for internal and external clients. The core welcomes inquiries for customized glyco-related services.

Director: Dr. Lauren Pepi; Email

Proper Citation: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Glycomics Core, RRID:SCR_024818


Genomics - Proteomics Core

Provides SOMAscan technology, utilizing SOMAmers to measure over 11,000 proteins across various concentrations in small biological samples. 

Director: Dr. Towia Libermann; Email

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Mass Spectrometry (Proteomics, Metabolomics, Lipidomics) Core

Provides advanced proteomics, metabolomics, and lipidomics services, specializing in protein modifications and metabolomics profiling for global research collaborations.

Director: Dr. John Asara; Email

Proper Citation: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Mass Spectrometry Core Facility, RRID:SCR_017735