Skip to main content
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Gene Expression Center

Infinium Beadarray iScan Services

The UW-Madison Biotechnology Center is currently open and following the university's COVID-19 Response regarding campus operations.

Image of the iScan scanner


The iScan System is a cutting-edge, dedicated array scanner that supports rapid, sensitive, and accurate imaging of Illumina's array-based genetic analysis products.   The iScan System supports  the Infinium-genotyping, genome-wide Association (GWAS) and Methylation assays that come in a variety of  multi-sample BeadChip formats.

Getting Started

To discuss a project or obtain a quote please e-mail

Sample Submission

Please contact to arrange all sample submissions.  All sample submissions must include an electronic ( copy of the Infinium Beadarray Submission form along with a sample list.  Please see our updated sample exchange policy.

GEC Sample Submission Spreadsheet (Updated March 2021)


Support is available for projects that are run at UWBC facilities, and is provided for a fee by the UWBC Bioinformatics Resource Center. Terminals and software are available in our computer lab for clients of UWBC facilities who are internal to UW-Madison or the University of Wisconsin System who need to perform further analysis but lack the necessary hardware and software.

Acknowledging UWBC and the Gene Expression Center

A visible measure of a core's impact is made through proper acknowledgement of usage in publications. To acknowledge our core, please use the following statement: "The author(s) thank the University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center Gene Expression Center for providing Illumina Infinium Beadarray services”.

Infinium Assay
UW System Rate
Non UW System Rate
Infinium WGA (1-192 samples) $1,100 $1,800
Per 48 Sample Consumable Cost
$60  $70
Per 96 Sample Consumable Cost

 Infinium Methylation Assay
 Bisulfite^ Conversion (1-192 samples)
 $575  $895
 Per BCD Plate  $30  $35
 Infinium WGA (1-192 samples)  $1,100  $1,800
 Per 48 Sample Consumable Cost
 $60  $70
 Per 96 Sample Consumable Cost  $90 $119
Array Hybridization
 $2,050  $3,200
 Hybridization (up to 24- 24-plex arrays)  $1,100  $1,710
 Hybridization (up to 24- 8-plex arrays)  $1,225  $1,900
 iScan scanning fee ~10% of project total    

Above pricing does not  include Illumina Infinium products.  Clients may purchase Illumina product and have it sent directly to the GEC or GEC will purchase upon request.

^Does not included Bisulfite reagents.

Prices effective 4/1/2021.

All data and services provided by the University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center Gene Expression Center are intended for research purposes only. Services are not intended nor certified for diagnostic or clinical use.