ABOUT OUR SERVICES

DNA extraction via Chemagic MSNI platform

Classic vehicles accepted: blood, saliva, animal cells, plasma, mice/rat tail, tissue

Processing  volume: 0.5ml-10.0ml

 

Service price per sample: $7.50-15.50 depending of sample type and volume.

Other vehicles or more sensitive protocols can be discussed

Please contact for a more detailed price list.

RNA extraction via QIAGEN QIAcube

Classic vehicle accepted: blood, saliva, animal cells, plasma

Processing volume: 0.2-1.5 ml

 

Service price per sample: $8.50-16.50 depending of sample type and volume.

Other vehicles or more sensitive protocols can be discussed

Please contact for a more detailed price list.

 

Biobanking and biological sample storage

Freezers are maintained on emergency power at all time and are monitored on a daily basis to ensure no mechanical problems.

Pricing includes 1 year storage at -80 Celsius

Price per regular 9 x 9 or 10 x 10 box: $5.00

Storage space is also available in our -20 freezer and 4 Celsius refrigerators.

Other types of boxes can be accommodated if necessary, please contact for pricing.

Next Generation Sequencing

We offer NGS services through Illumina platform HiSeq and MiSeq

For all sequencing needs please contact:

 

Christine King, Msc.

Research Assistant, Farcome Metagenomics Facility

Tel: 905-525-9140 Ext. 28013

Email: kingc@mcmaster.ca

Biostatistical Analysis

Our expertise to help achieve your research and analytical objectives includes:

  • The development of effective study designs, data collection, data management and statistical methodologies

  • Statistical data analyses (e.g. regression analyses, meta-analyses, longitudinal and survival data analyses, multivariate analyses), interpretation and high-quality reporting of the results

  • Manuscript drafting (Methods sections, Tables, Figures…)

  • Teaching sessions to use statistics programs (R, SAS, SPSS, and MINITAB)

 

Two options are available for researchers:

  1. Service ($60 per hour)

  2. Scientific collaboration: authorship inclusion on scientific outcomes (research articles, conference abstracts)

 

For any information or inquiries, please contact:

 

David Meyre, PhD

Dept. of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 26802

Fax: 905-528-2814

Email: meyred@mcmaster.ca

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*** All pricing are subject to change according to reagent and consumables market price

For any other information or inquiries, please contact our lab manager:

 

Tanmay Sharma MSc. (c)

Lab Manager, Dr. David Meyre

Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, Population Genomic Program

Tel: 905-525-9140 Ext. 26802

Fax: 905-528-2814

Email: sharmt4@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University | Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact | 1280 Main Street West | Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1 

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