Investigate Genomics Research Efficiencies

True genomic results start with dynamic and reliable automation. Trust in Hamilton automated solutions for genomic research to deliver robust high-throughput results, even in the most challenging and diverse applications.


Specific Applications

  • Clinical Quality DNA Extraction at Scale: Engineering a Universal Method for Different Sample Types

    Here, we describe a procedure developed at Color Genomics, a leader in high-quality and affordable genomic healthcare, to extract high-quality genomic DNA (gDNA) from peripheral blood and saliva samples, simultaneously, on the Hamilton Microlab STAR platform using Omega Bio-tek’s Mag-Bind® Blood & Tissue DNA HDQ magnetic bead-based chemistry.
  • Automation of the Direct-zol™-96 MagBead RNA

    The magnetic bead-based Direct-zol procedure on the Hamilton Microlab STAR platform bypasses phase separation/precipitation and enables high-throughput automated magnetic bead-based purification of high-quality total RNA directly from samples treated in TRIzol or other acid-guanidinium-phenol based reagents. Direct-zol effectively isolates total RNA from a variety of sample sources including cells, tissue, serum, plasma, blood, and biological liquids for downstream applications, like miRNA profiling, RNA-seq, and viral detection.
  • Automation of the ZymoBIOMICS-96 MagBead DNA Kit

    The ZymoBIOMICS-96 MagBead DNA Kit allows for a simple bind, wash, elute procedure that is unmatched in providing ultra-pure DNA that is free of PCR inhibitors (e.g. polyphenols, humic acids) in as little as 90 minutes for 96 samples, making it ideal for all downstream applications including PCR, arrays, 16s rRNA gene sequencing, and shotgun sequencing. Sample variability is greatly reduced by using the Microlab STAR and the resulting endotoxin-free and high quality DNA is ready for restriction endonuclease digestion, ligation, PCR, transformation, sequencing, etc.
  • Automate the Use of cfDNA Isolation Kit With Hamilton's Microlab STAR

    Here, we report an automated method to isolate cfDNA using a magnetic particle-based assay workflow (see Workflow at end) in a high throughput format while accommodating volume requirements, and compare this method to a manual method.

Advantages of Automated DNA Extraction and RNA Extraction

Reach New Heights with Hamilton DNA Extraction and RNA Extraction

  • Use different labware types and assay types
  • Adapt to changing lab needs through scalable, modular automated solutions
  • Easily add new assay protocols as testing requirements change
  • Increase sample throughput and conduct parallel processing
  • Miniaturize assays to conserve samples, materials, and reagents while maintaining high quality, reproducible results

Save Time with Hamilton Automated Solutions

  • Focus on high value activities through hands-free, hassle-free workflows
  • Standardize workflows for consistency and reliability without user bias
  • Eliminate retesting due to manual errors and variation
  • Improve documentation and data transfer through LIMS integration
Front view of a barcode scanner on a VANTAGE liquid handler

Experience More with Hamilton Automated Solutions

  • Easily track samples and reagents via automated barcode scanning
  • Superior measurement accuracy, precision, and reproducibility via air displacement pipetting using Hamilton tips with CO-RE (Compressed O-Ring Expansion) technology
  • Performance monitoring, even of the most challenging liquids, through Anti-Droplet Control (ADC™), Liquid Level Detection (LLD), and Total Aspiration and Dispense Monitoring (TADM)
  • Ensure clean working environments through UV lights and Hamilton’s ISO-certified, positive pressure HEPA-filtered Clean Air Protection (CAP) System
  • Receive personalized recommendations and training from dedicated Hamilton genomic experts

Solutions for Your Science

Explore the many ways in which Hamilton automated workflows benefit genomic applications.

  • Lysis
  • Extraction/Purification
  • Normalization and Quantification
  • PCR Setup
  • Size Selection
  • Microarray
  • NGS

Get more info on our Scientific Hub!

Additional Resources for Genomics

View the Genomic STARlet assay ready workstation
Check out the NIMBUS Select
Explore the Hamilton Microlab STAR Liquid Handling System
Learn more about the Hamilton Microlab NIMBUS

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