Padmaja Ghospurkar

Genomic Technologist III

I have PhD in Biochemistry from North Dakota State University where I gained experience in molecular biology and biochemical assays. Worked in clinical genomics lab developing and validating NGS protocols which motivated me to work in the genomics field.

Responsible for extraction of DNA from various resources, including HMW DNA and preparation of HMW DNA library for both Pacbio and Oxford Nanopore platforms. I also perform various types of Illumina library prep both manually and with automated liquid handlers. Contribute in method development and large project management. I also work with tissue culture to provide various types of cells for research projects.