Pacific Biosciences

The Pacific Biosciences RS Instrument is here !


       This page is under development, but here's what we have so far ....
          Watch the SMRT sequencing movie
here and here's another

Email us for a pricing list

Current Sample Ticket is Here (Current Sample Ticket)


Drop off locations and information is on the DSCL page

Sample preparation information and the FAQ are (here)

UMMS and HHMI-NE users may register for the PacBio Portal tools 


The UMassMed PacBio Core Enterprise instrument has been upgraded to an RSII.

This includes longer reads and a wider capture area (more reads!). Prices remain the same!


Useful Information for users:

SMRTANALYSIS SOFTWARE is available for UMassMed users on HPCC
Go to /share/apps/smrtanalysis-2.0  for command-line access
The SMRT PIPE Manual is available at 


Direct Detection of DNA Methylation During Single-Molecule, Real-Time Sequencing


Characterization of DNA methyltransferase specificities using single-molecule, real-time DNA sequencing











Direct Detection and Sequencing of Damaged DNA Bases  

Validation of ITD mutations in FLT3 as a therapeutic target in human acute myeloid leukaemia.

Going beyond five bases in DNA Sequencing. 
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