NGS CFAR Core Laboratory

The DC CFAR NGS Core Laboratory, based in Dr. Jordan’s Laboratory at The George Washington University, School of Public Health in the Science and Engineering Hall, provides NextGen Sequencing assays on the MiSeq NGS instrument for HIV and HCV for the DC CFAR investigator community.

Services and Instrumentation

  • Free Consultation Services

  • Targeted NGS of 4 regions within HIV-1 including PR, RT, IN and full-length ENV, representing ~56% of the HIV-1 genome. We also have the capability of analyzing the 46 drug resistant mutations (DRM) recognized by WHO.

  • WGS of HCV

  • RNA-Seq of host cells

To request core laboratory services, please complete the Core Service Request Form or contact the Core Manager. Additional information about available services can be found in the available laboratory documents. 

Leadership

The NGS Core Laboratory is directed by Jeanne A. Jordan, PhD, who has more than 18 years directing clinical microbiology, virology and molecular diagnostic lab services, and over 25 years of experience developing molecular diagnostic assays for detecting infectious diseases. She is a Professor in the department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the George Washington University. Dr. Kamwing Jair, Research Scientist/NGS Specialist, has over 3 years of NGS experience at NIH NIAAA. Drs. Jordan and Jair are available to consult with DC CFAR investigators on the design and development of relevant grant applications.

Core Manager

Isabella Kaser
kaser@gwu.edu

Laboratory Director

Jeanne A. Jordan
The George Washington, School of Public Health
7870 SEH
800 22nd St., NW
Washington, DC 20052

202-994-7062
jajordan@gwu.edu