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Mission Bay

Gladstone Genomics Core

Gladstone Institutes, Mission Bay
Contact: Nathasha Carli 415-734-2799 genomics-lab@gladstone.ucsf.edu

  • Consultation on Next-Generation Sequencing experiment design
Parnassus

IHG Genomics Core Facility

Institute for Human Genetics, Parnassus
Contact: Eunice Wan (415) 514-3879 Eunice.Wan@ucsf.edu

  • Illumina HiSeq 3500 and 4000
  • High-throughput sequencing
SFGH

Drug Research Unit

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, SFGH
Contact: Francesca Aweeka 415-476-0339 fran.aweeka@ucsf.edu

  • Pharmacokinetics, Drug Quantification, LC/MS/MS
SFGH

Tobacco Biomarkers Core

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, SFGH
Contact: Peyton Jacob, III, PhD 415-282-9495 peyton.jacob@ucsf.edu

  • Assess exposure to secondhand smoke--high sensitivity. Measure trans-3'-hydroxycotinine, phenotype for CYP2A6 activity by the metabolite ratio
  • Assess levels of anabasine/anatabine during nicotine replacement therapy.
  • Assess NNAL, probably the best biomarker for secondhand smoke exposure.
  • Measure urine concentrations of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) metabolites of naphthalene, fluorene, phenanthrene, and pyrene