We can perform DNA and RNA purification from a range of cell and tissue samples using QIAgene's automated purification system. The QIAcube is a single channel liquid handler with built-in grippers, shaker and centrifuge to perform many of the QIAgen mini and micro kits 12 samples at a time.

We offer a variety of prep services using Qiagen Kits compatible with the QIAcube robot.

We can prep samples that are non-viral, non-pathogenic, and non-infections. This includes tissue, blood, and cell lines.

The following kits are available in our stockroom and are compatible with the QIAcube.

  • QIAprep Spin Miniprep Kit
  • MinElute PCR Purification Kit
  • QIAquick PCR Purification Kit
  • MinElute Gel Extraction Kit
  • QIAquick Gel Extration Kit
  • DNeasy Blood & Tissue Kit
  • RNeasy Micro Kit
  • RNeasy Mini Kit
  • MinElute Reaction Kit

We can also run extractions / preps / purifications on any non-viral, non-pathogenic, and non-infectious material using any compatible kit listed here on Qiagen's website: http://www1.qiagen.com/QIAcube/Standard/Search.aspx

You must purchase the entire kit in these cases and request that we download and install the necessary protocol for you.

Once the user samples are submitted in the appropriate tubes, they will then be loaded into the QIAcube and run using the ordered kit/columns. The user will be notified via e-mail upon service completion to pick up the final products.

  • QIAgen's QIAcube robot

Depending on the service, the samples will need to be submitted in the appropriate tube as well as format. Any steps that must be performed before loading in the QiaCube must be done by the user. More details regarding submission may be found on QIAgen's website: http://www1.qiagen.com/QIAcube/Standard/Search.aspx or by contacting purification@genome.med.harvard.edu.

Service Harvard Internal Harvard Affiliate/Academic Commercial
BPF provided kit $49.92 $57.41 $64.90
User provided kit $49.92 $57.41 $64.90
Service Harvard Internal Harvard Affiliate/Academic Commercial
DNeasy Blood & Tissue $8.52 $9.80 $11.08
MinElute Gel Extraction $7.74 $8.90 $10.06
MinElute PCR Purification $7.74 $8.90 $10.06
QIAprep Spin Miniprep $6.86 $7.88 $8.91
Qiaquick Gel Extraction $7.31 $8.40 $9.50
Qiaquick PCR Purification $7.31 $8.40 $9.50
RNeasy Micro $14.79 $17.01 $19.23
RNeasy Mini $11.28 $12.97 $14.66
Service Harvard Internal Harvard Affiliate/Academic Commercial
DNeasy Blood & Tissue (User Provided Kit) $49.92 $57.41 $64.90
MinElute Gel Extraction (User Provided Kit) $49.92 $57.41 $64.90
MinElute PCR Purification (User Provided Kit) $49.92 $57.41 $64.90
QIAprep Spin Miniprep (User Provided Kit) $49.92 $57.41 $64.90
Qiaquick Gel Extraction (User Provided Kit) $49.92 $57.41 $64.90
Qiaquick PCR Purification (User Provided Kit) $49.92 $57.41 $64.90
RNeasy Micro (User Provided Kit) $49.92 $57.41 $64.90
RNeasy Mini (User Provided Kit) $49.92 $57.41 $64.90

Please contact the BPF for pricing of other kits at purification@genome.med.harvard.edu.

Please visit QIAgen's website for more information regarding all kits compatible with the QIAcube robot.

There are no data analysis services available for the QIAcube.