Utrecht Sequencing Facility

Your partner for Next Generation sequencing based experiments

The Utrecht Sequencing Facility provides support for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) based research.

pipettingWe provide support for a broad range of services, including DNA/RNA isolation, sample preparation, Next Generation Sequencing, SNP fingerprinting and basic data analysis. A comprehensive state-of-the-art infrastructure is available, including NGS sequencers, liquid handling robotics, bioinformatics tools and ICT.You are welcome to take a look at our standard services or contact us for any customizations.

The Utrecht Sequencing Facility is sponsored by the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Hubrecht Institute and the Utrecht University.

Please contact us to discuss the possibilities for your research!

Consultancy Service

For expert advice on your NGS-based research and the possibilities USEQ offers to get the most out of your samples: request a meeting at our consulting hour, each Friday at 1:30pm. Experimental design, technology, platform and library preparation choice, standard bioinformatics analysis, results and follow-up experiments are discussed. The facility manager ensures to bring the right experts from any of the participating organisations to the table.

You can request a meeting at useq@umcutrecht.nl.


Nanopore sequencing now available; please contact us for the options!
Due to corona preventive measures we could experience some delays. We will try to minimize it. Apologies for this.
Due to corona preventive measures, sample dropoff access is limited to UMCU staff only. If you are from other institutes, please contact useq and make an appointent so we can personally accept your samples.
We will be closed during the Christmas Hollidays from dec 24st to jan 3rd