People — Contacts for Instrument Expertise

Please use the email address for inquiries.
Pick a time for a consultation here.
Use the PPMS system to request instrument training and to book instruments. Please see this page for PPMS information.

Lab phone: 530-754-9143

Lutz Froenicke, PhD
Core Director
GBSF room 1410 (lab), 1317 (office)
Lab Phone: 530-754-9143

Instantaneously book consultation appointments with the director here.

Hong Qiu, PhD

Contact for: Single-cell RNA-seq & multi-omics


Vanessa-GBSF1410Vanessa Rashbrook

Contact for: PPMS questions, MiSeq, Genotyping, and FilterMaxF5 Plate Reader

Oanh Nguyen

Contact for: PacBio, Blue Pippin, Bioruptor

Siranoosh Ashtari

Contact for: NovaSeq, NextSeq & MiSeq sequencing, microRNA library preps, and Covaris

Emily Kumimoto

Contact for:  Illumina sequencing library preparations

Ruta Sahasrabudhe, PhD

Contact for:  Nanopore PromethION Sequencing, HMW DNA isolations

Mohan Marimuthu, PhD

Contact for:  HMW DNA isolations, Femto-Pulse

Claire Barron Goldman

Contact for: RNA-seq, Tag-Seq,


Noravit Chumchim

Contact for:  Pacbio library preparation

Aaron Davis

Contact for: Illumina sample and library QC


Michelle Belden, Administrator
Contact for administrative questions: e.g. invoicing and contracts
phone: (530) 754-9648


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