Welcome to the web portal of IRIC's genomics platform

Important Message: The platform is presently closed, due to COVID-19 measures.


IRIC's Genomics Core Facility offers a range of services, combining expert guidance and state-of-the-art technologies. It serves IRIC and Université de Montréal investigators in the course of their research initiatives and is also accessible to outside scientists from both academia and industry.

Overview of services and equipement

Sanger Sequencing

  • Fast and reliable
  • Results in 24 to 48h
  • Personalised access to a secured server
  • Instrument : DNA analyser ABI 3730

Next-Generation Sequencing

  • Genome
  • Transcriptome
  • Exome
  • ChIP
  • Amplicons
  • Instrument : Illumina NextSeq500 and MiSeq


  • Complete service: send us your RNA and list of genes!
  • Expert advice
  • Assay design using UPL probes
  • Complete analysis
  • Instrument : Life Technologies ViiA 7, QuantStudio 7 Flex and Roche LC480

Quantity and Quality of DNA and RNA

  • Quantity and quality of RNA (as low as 1 ng/┬Ál)
  • Quality score of RNA (RIN)
  • Quantity and size of DNA fragments
  • Instrument : Agilent Bioanalyzer 2100 and NanoDrop 8000


Platform News

March 15, 2020
The platform is presently CLOSED, due to COVID-19 measures.

November 22, 2019
We now offer a Single Cell sequencing service, using the chromium from 10X genomics.
contact us for more details at nextgen@iric.ca