Column-free, Caustic Solvent-free DNA or RNA Purification

Epicentre® (an Illumina Company) has developed a series of MasterPure™ DNA and RNA purification kits for nearly any sample type. While Epicentre’s QuickExtract™ DNA Extraction Solution is designed for the fastest extraction of low abundance DNA for PCR, the MasterPure™ kits yield the highest quality DNA and RNA for applications such as:

  • NGS genomic DNA and RNA-Seq library preps
  • DNA methylation/epigenomics studies
  • Genomic DNA and cDNA cloning
  • qPCR and qRT-PCR

These kits offer a simple protocol for the purification of Genomic DNA, cellular RNA, or total nucleic acid (TNA):

DNA RNA or Both

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Job posting in Barcelona

If you are working on Genomics and are looking for a post-doc position, you may be interested to know that CNAG in Barcelona is recruiting.

The CNAG has a park of twelve second generation DNA sequencers supported by an extensive informatics infrastructure, and is one of the major Genome Sequencing Centers in Europe. It participates in quite a number of consortia of networked projects and EU-funded projects.

The candidate needs to have a strong background in bioinformatics. The position is open at the Structural Genomics Teamdna,  CNAG and CRG.

You can find more information here, interested candidates may submit a CV, a brief statement of interests and two letters of reference from previous advisers before February 28th 2015 to Marc A. Marti-Renom at (mmarti @

Good luck!

PS. For football fans, this institute is located very near to Camp Nou, the home stadium for F.C. Barcelona!