Lab manager

Dr. Guido Brandt
Lab manager
Phone:+49 (0) 3641 686-635

Laboratory facilities

The institute has large clean rooms for ancient DNA extraction and a modern DNA laboratory for sample preparation and sequencing. The laboratories are located at Pharmapark Jena, an industrial area close to the institute.
ancient DNA clean lab:
  • ~250 m2
  • independent air condition and UV-water system
  • three independent areas (humans, pathogens, animals/plants);each with several small rooms to separate analytical steps and increase throughput

Modern DNA lab:

  • separate rooms for sample preparation, capture, quantification and sequencing.
  • capacities for long-term storage
  • 2 Illumina NextSeq500, one Illumina HiSeq4000, Linux Cluster for analyses
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