Laboratory Automation


As the need for high-throughput research efforts grows at MGH and the Mass General Brigham system as a whole, the demand for laboratory automation solutions increases. To meet this demand, our Laboratory Automation unit has been designed as a flexible entity within the CCIB DNA Core to extend the benefits of laboratory automation to a diverse user group by providing standard and custom medium- to high-throughput sample processing services for various molecular biology and genomics applications.

The unique capabilities of our experienced team can transform your lab work:

  • We provide resources and expertise to assist in executing routine laboratory procedures and in conducting a diverse range of research projects that require large-scale robotics.

  • We demonstrate proficiency in special automation design and implementation.

  • We are capable of meeting the increased demand for flexibility and convertibility of procedures/processes to help our clients in developing new or modified methods appropriate to their research needs.

  • We can set up custom screening, fluid handling, and sample preparation services as well as other tailored automated solutions to meet your evolving research needs.

Our Automation Service Portfolio includes:

To learn more about each individual service, please refer to the appropriate link.


Major Benefits of Laboratory Automation:
  • Increased throughput/productivity
  • Improved process robustness
  • Increased consistency of output
  • Elevated experimental data quality
  • Reduced tedious and expensive human intervention
  • More creative time for individual researchers
  • Enabling experimentation that otherwise would be impossible