The final week of February, 2019 (Feb. 25 - Mar 1), iLab Operations Software will be conducting an internal event and will be staffed at significantly reduced levels. iLab Support will prioritize critical issues first (i.e. issues that prevent key workflows from completing) and to escalate an issue, please add "Urgent" to the ticket/ email subject or press "1", when prompted, on the iLab Support phone (regional numbers can be found here). Regular support tickets will be monitored periodically and processed in order of submission starting March 4th, 2019. During this time, you can also refer to the iLab Help Site and iLab Status Page for site information. Please note that this will not affect standard Core Facility Operations.

UTHSA Bioanalytics and Single-Cell Core

Overview of Services

Provides standardized, high-quality services to support translational research, including pre-analytical biospecimen single cell processing and isolation procedures, as well as analytical technologies that deliver a systems-oriented perspective on the composition of a sample. Analyses focus on single-cell genomics, targeted gene expression in cell populations, and single-cell proteomics. Bulk sample platforms include Luminex bead arrays, high throughput pyrosequencing, and WES capillary Westerns. Services tailored for characterization of single cells include the following platforms:  immunofluorescence micromanipulator manual single cell isolation, C1 automated single-cell isolation/processing system, Biomark microfluidic PCR, the Helios CYTOF mass cytometry platform, and atomic force microscopy for nanophysical characterization of cells. Single-cell based informatics services are also available.

Main Core Leadership

Nameer Kirma Ph.D., Director

Phone: (210) 562-4068 

Chiou-Miin Wang Ph.D., Lab Manager
Office: STRF 257

Specialized Core Leadership

James L. Morris Ph.D., Laser Capture Manager

Phone: (210) 567-8389


Pawel A. Osmulski Ph.D., Atomic Force Microsope Manager
Phone: (210) 567-7259

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday





South Texas Research Facility 
Lab #257 | Mail Code 8255
8403 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229                     

Links and Resources

  1. BASiC Website


Name Role Phone Email Location
Nameer Kirma, Ph.D.
(210) 562-4068
STRF 257
Chiou-Miin Wang, Ph.D.
Lab Manager
(210) 562-4068
STRF 257
Nicholas Lucio
(210) 562-4068
STRF 257

Services & Rates

Search available services: View: by category alphabetically
Fluidigm Biomark HD (6)
Luminex FlexMap 3D (3)
Atomic Force Micrscopy (AFM) (7)
Automated Capillary Western Blot (1)
C1 single-cell processing (3)
DNA Methylation and SNP Analysis by Pyrosequencing (7)
DNA/RNA Bioanalyzer (1)
Helios CyTOF (8)
Laser Capture Microscope (2)

Available Equipment and Resources

Bead technology (1)