2020-06-01 COVID-19 Update

The Core resumed reduced operations on Monday, June 1. Extensive sanitation and distancing strategies are in place. Please see our updated operational guidelines for more information.


The CGIBD’s Advanced Analytics (AA) Core provides high-quality, quantitative solutions for studying proteins and nucleic acids at the bulk or single-cell level. Whether measuring gene expression or cytokines, the AA core’s favorable pricing and unique cost-sharing model allow investigators access to a wide variety of assays and an extensive probe library for a fraction of their list price.


Bulk and single cell services:

High-throughput PCR (Fluidigm BioMark HD)

–Gene Expression qPCR, SNP Genotyping, Copy Number Variation, Digital PCR

Library Preparation, Sequencing, and Basic Data Processing (10x Genomics Chromium, Fluidigm C1)

–RNA-Seq, DNA-Seq, ATAC-Seq, CITE-Seq, REAP-Seq

Protein Detection (Protein Simple Milo)

–Single Cell Western Blot

Cell sorting (FACS) – Available in conjunction with our other single cell services


Immunoassay services:

ELISA/EIA (immunoassay)

Multiplex (bead-based multi-analyte profiling)

–DropArray miniaturization



Carlton Anderson, Associate Director
Research Specialist
Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease
101 Mason Farm Rd, 030 Glaxo Bldg, CB# 7194
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(919) 966-0175

Gabrielle Cannon
Research Specialist
Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease
111 Mason Farm Rd, 4331 MBRB, CB# 7032
Chapel Hill, NC, 27599
(919) 966-0175

Scott Magness, Director
Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, and Cell & Molecular Physiology
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
101A Mason Farm Rd, 4337 MBRB, CB# 7032
Chapel Hill, NC, 27599
(919) 966-6816