Molecular Cytogenetics

Overview of Services

The Molecular Cytogenetics Core Shared Resource provides Karyotype, FISH, SKY, and a variety of fluorescence imaging capture and analysis. The Carl Zeiss Axio Imager Z2 microscope is equipped with Metafer software including MSearch, MetaCyte and AutoCapt modules and can perform automatic scanning as well as capture of metaphase/interphase/fluorescence imaging. The GenASIs platform installed in the Nikon Eclipse E800 microscope supports G/R/C/Q-banding, FISH, and SKY. Our full time staff provide assistance with using the microscope, training for independent use, and technical support.


Dr. Shan Zha, Director

Dr. Wenxia Jiang, Manager

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Open: 24/7

Staffed: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm   

1130 Saint Nicholas Ave

ICRC room 605

New York, NY, 10032



Name Role Phone Email Location
Shan Zha
ICRC room 503B
Wenxia Jiang
ICRC room 605

Rate List

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(SCE) Quantification (2)
Capture and Scan (2)
Cell Culture and Harvesting (1)
DNA Damage Foci Quantification (1)
FISH (5)
Karyotyping (1)
Metasystem Acquisition (8)
Old Services (10)
Whole Chromosome Paint (2)