Developmental Genomics Core

About Us

The Developmental Genomics Core provides access to state-of-the-art next-generation DNA sequencing platforms to support local and external investigators. Core personnel have over four decades of experience with DNA sequencing and microarray platforms.


We are located on the second floor of the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute at 13 Children’s Way, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202.

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Genomics Core Staff
Director Stewart MacLeod, PhD (left); Nathan Avaritt, PhD (center), and Christopher Randolph (right)

Genomics Core Staff


We request that investigators acknowledge the core with the following:

“The Arkansas Children’s Research Institute’s Developmental Genomics Core is supported by the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, the Arkansas Biosciences Institute, and the Center for Translational Pediatric Research funded by the National Institutes of Health (P20GM121293).”