Uppsala Genome Center

Summer vacation

PacBio + IonTorrent

We will close for sample submission between 5th of july and 9th of august. There will also be longer delivery times during this dates.


The service is closed w.30 and 31. Delivery times will be longer during w. 28, 29, and 32.

Enjoy your summer!


The Uppsala Genome Center is a part of the genomics platform at Science For Life Laboratory in Uppsala and also one node of NGI-Sweden; National Genomics Infrastructure.

Phone numbers for sample delivery:

IonTorrent: 070 - 425 02 69

PacBio: 070 - 425 02 85

Sanger Service: 070 - 425 05 98

Our delivery address:


Uppsala Genome Center, IGP, UU

Husargatan 3

Ref. box 815

752 37 Uppsala

NOTE: opening hours for BMC package delivery is 8:00 to 16:30.


Uppsala Genome Center


Box 815

752 37 Uppsala

Starting from the 1st of February 2013 all project requests, including requests for quotation must go via NGS's common web-gataway: https://ngisweden.scilifelab.se/. Please note that only Swedish academic and industrial customers may apply for the projects to be run at any of NGI facilities. Exceptions can be made for Nordic and EU customers in cases of collaborative projects with Swedish academic and industrial researchers. 


Our main purpose is to provide sequencing service to Swedish academic customers. We are also happy to serve researchers from other countries. 


We offer a broad range of services for genetic analysis, including:

  • Next Generation Sequencing on Pacific Biosciences RSII, Ion Proton, and Ion Torrent PGM™
  • Sanger Sequencing Service 
  • Human cell line authentication with STR profiling 
  • Genotyping with STR-markers 
  • Genotyping of SNP-markers with TaqMan® probes 
  • Gene expression on ABI7900HT with TaqMan®Gene Expression Assays 
  • Separation of custom prepared samples by capillary electrophoresis on ABI3730XL DNA Analyzer


Our aim is to find cost effective, flexible and expedient solutions for all type of offered services. The ambition is to find individual solutions and offer service in accordance with the needs of each customer. Being a non-commercial university-based core facility allows us to undertake even scientifically challenging projects that might lead to development of novel protocols and applications of the existing NGS technology. 


With more than ten years experience of running a core facility we have acquired a high level of experience in Sanger Sequencing and STR-genotyping. Starting 2008 we have been providing service for Next Generation Sequencing on AB SOLiD™ System and, since 2011, on Ion Torrent PGM™. Since 2012 we are operating several Ion Proton instruments. Our latest addition is Pacific Biosciences RSII (real-time, single molecule sequencer), taken into production in fall 2013. We have experience from different types of library preparations. Automatization of the procedure for standard fragment library preparation, as well as installation new sequencing instruments in 2011 has increased the capacity for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). 


You are welcome to contact our managers to discuss your project and your need for service:


Image: Ignas Bunikis

Design: Olga Vinnere Pettersson

(The original design of the beaded DNA spiral - Gwen Fischer)