McMaster University

McMaster University

McMaster Genome Facility

McMaster Genome Facility

The McMaster Genome Facility provides high-quality, affordable, cutting-edge genomics services. Our labs are equipped with the latest technology to perform a range of experiments, including next generation sequencing, microarray analysis, and bioinformatics. These services are available to researchers at McMaster University, as well as academic and non-academic users locally, nationally and internationally, on a fee-for-service basis. Our technical staff can also assist in the setup and design of experiments.


Dr. Mike Surette and Dr. Guillaume Paré

We Can Help You

  • Perform advanced genetics experiments for human or animal studies
  • With study design, bioinformatics and biostatistics


Next Generation Sequencing

  • HiSeq (Illumina)
  • MiSeq (Illumina)
  • Ion Proton (Life Technologies)
  • Ion PGM (Life Technologies)

Microarray Analysis

  • Genotyping
  • Gene expression
  • Methylation analysis


  • Study design
  • Data storage
  • Data analysis
  • Biostatistics

General Services

  • DNA/RNA extraction
  • Biobanking
  • Sanger sequencing
  • Pyrosequencing
  • DNA/RNA integrity testing
  • Oligonucleotide synthesis

"The McMaster Genome Facility provides high-quality, affordable, cutting-edge genomics services."


Dr. Mike Surette, Director
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 21964
Dr. Guillaume Paré, Director
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 40356
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