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Welcome to the CPRIT single cell genomic center (SCGC) at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. This CPRIT funded facility supports collaborative projects and core services for single cell sequencing technologies. The center is directed by Dr. Nicholas Navin ( and consists of four main components:

1. tissue dissociation facility
2. technologies & assays
3. next-generation sequencing
4. data processing & analysis

The SCG has two tracks available for users: (1) core services and (2) collaborative projects.  The core services is intended for short-term projects that involve submitting samples, running assays and returning datasets. The collaborative track involves long-term projects with members of the user group.  Please contact the core director if you want more information on joining the user group.  Another focus of SCGC is training and education activities, including the Texas Single Cell (TXSC) weekly seminar series and Single Cell Genomics summer workshop. The SCGC also focuses on research activities, including the development of new technologies for single cell genomics.


To request services at SCGC please use ilabs:

Location & Hours of Operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM   

Basic Science Research Building S15.8406

6767 Bertner Ave., Houston, TX 77030

Links and Resources


Name Role Phone Email Location
Nicholas Navin, PhD
Core Director
Tuan Tran
Research Lab Coordinator
Jianzhuo Li, PhD
Sr. Research Assistant
Min Hu
Computational Scientist
Jerome Lin
Computational Scientist