On Thursday June 27th, 2019 at 5:00 AM (U.S. EST) Agilent Site Reliability Engineers will be working with our Network Service Provider to upgrade the API server for the North American instance. The entire process is expected to be 1 hour, and iLab customers using the API for any features may experience a decrease in performance during this time. More information can be found on the iLab Status Site. For any questions, please contact iLab Support at or by clicking on the 'Help' link at the top of your account page.

VUMC VANTAGE (Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics)

Overview of Services

VANTAGE is a genomics core laboratory consolidation initiated by an $8.6 million ARRA funded NIH grant award to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, with an overall goal of creating a new collaborative  [VANTAGE] shared resource that accelerates discovery in genome sciences and personalized medicine, providing state-of-the art research shared resource facilities and technology.


VANTAGE is a one-stop genomics research resource, including: Illumina genotyping, DNA extraction and banking, and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) among many other specialized services. 



Scientific Director: Simon Mallal, MBBS

Assistant Director: Thomas Stricker, MD, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Microbial Genetics: Suman Das, Ph.D.


Managers: Karen Beeri, MS Phone: (615) 343-2607

                  Angela Jones, MS Phone: (615)-875-9524    

For all service line related questions, please email




Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday  8 AM to 5 PM


Sample drop-off room (available 24/7)



T0101 MCN & S0102 MCN


 S0101 MCN 



Campus Map

VANTAGE is located on the basement level in Medical Center North. This space is located immediately north of the Post Office, at the intersection of the S and B corridors.


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Links and Resources