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DBS Genomics



Facility Managers

Facility Technician 


Vicky Kelly Rebecca Manning
Gillian Summerill

Bioinformatics Facility Manager

Dave Dolan

Facility Director 

Professor Rus Hoelzel is responsible for the strategic oversight and overall direction of DBS Genomics. Prof Hoelzel has extensive experience in the use of Sanger Sequencing, Fragment Analysis and Next Generation Sequencing for research purposes. His research interests lie in the field of Molecular Ecology.



If you require any further information, advice on sequencing strategies, or wish to discuss your project, please use the contact form below and a member of the DBS Genomics team will respond to your query.

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DBS Genomics is located on the ground floor of the ICBL building, in the Department of Biosciences on the University's Mountjoy Site. Visitors travelling by car should be aware that parking is very limited on the Mountjoy Site, and parking permits are required. Samples may be left with the Receptionist, located in the atrium of the Department of Biosciences, or brought along to the Facility.

For directions on how to find us, please refer to the link in the right hand sidebar.


Department of Biosciences
Durham University
South Road
Durham DH1 3LE
Tel: +44(0)191 3341256
Email: DNA.Sequencer@

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