The UTSA Genomics Core performs fee-for-service sample processing for any nucleic acid Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) application (genome, transcriptomes, epigenome, etc.). Particular expertise in bacterial genome assembly and mammalian single-cell genomics. The core also maintains instruments for unassisted use by the researchers.


The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering Building (BSE)
Room 3.108

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Sean Vargas
Core Manager

Sean Vargas, M.S.
(210) 458-4089

Brian Hermann
Core Director

Brian Hermann, Ph.D.
(210) 458-8047

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Have you heard of the 10x Genomics Spatial Transcriptomics application called "Visium"?
Learn more about this exciting new application: 10x Genomics Visium
Are you interested in trying this new technology? E-mail us to let us know what you think!

UTSA Genomics Core 2019 Impact Survey (click the link)
Let us know what you think about the Genomics Core in this year's survey. Complete the survey and enter for a chance to win $100 in Genomics Core discounts. (Limit one entry per lab)

The Genomics Core is excited to announce the awardees of the 10x Genomics Pilot Program. Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Navara, Dr. Floyd Wormley Jr., Dr. Thomas Forsthuber, and Dr. Lindsey Macpherson.