Genomics and Bioinformatics

genomics and bioinformatics expertise.

As the first, next-generation sequencing service provider in Western New York, the University at Buffalo’s Genomics and Bioinformatics Core maintains state-of-the-art equipment to support researchers and industry collaborators.

On staff are dedicated bioinformaticians to help facilitate research projects that are sequenced at our facility, and use the latest genomic platforms to serve your R&D needs. With a direct connection to the Center for Computational Research’s high-performance computing cluster, we can analyze data rapidly and provide timely results.

The Genomics Core can:

  • Process samples
  • Acquisition data
  • Process data
  • Interpret data
  • Develop and implement novel computational algorithms
Norma Nowak, leading genomic expert.
Faculty Spotlight: Norma J. Nowak, PhD, executive director, New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

Norma J. Nowak is an acclaimed researcher – a recognized leader in the human genomics field – and an entrepreneur. Her research contributed directly to the Human Genome Project, as well as to genomic-based approaches to understanding heritable disorders and cancer. Nowak is also the founder and chief scientific officer of Empire Genomics, LLC, a molecular diagnostics firm focused on enabling personalized medicine.