Massey Genome Service

MiSeq instrument and checmisty

Illumina MiSeq instrument and cluster generation by solid phase PCR (bridge amplification)

Massey Genome Service provides DNA & RNA sequencing services to New Zealand researchers and students

The facility provides the following services:

  • Sanger  sequencing and genotyping using ABI3730 capillary instrumentation. Refer to ABI Sequencing and Genotyping Services for further information.
  • Bioanalyzer service for quantification and quality analysis of total RNA and mRNA samples for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). Refer to Bioanalyzer Service for further information.
  • LabChip service for quantification and quality analysis of genomic DNA, PCR amplicon, and RNA samples for NGS. Refer to LabChip Service for further information. 
  • Massey universities provide genomics services and expertise on NGS using Illumina Miseq instrumentation. Refer to Next Generation Sequencing Services for further information. 




April 2018:

ABI Sequencing and Genotyping Service price update

Massey Genome Service will be instituting a new list price for our services beginning 1st April 2018. Read more......

March 2018:

2018 Australasian Genomic Technologies Conference

The upcoming 2018 Australasian Genomic Technologies Conference being held at the Stamford Grand, Glenelg from 4th to 7th November. Read more...

January 2018:

Software Carpentry Workshop @ Massey University Auckland

This free introductory workshop requires zero upfront knowledge. You will learn how to use the command-line, what version control entails, and how to start programming in Python. Teaching is hands-on, and participants are required to bring their own laptops. Please see the event website ( for instructions on setting up your computer with the required software for the workshop. There are limited spaces available, so please register at the event webpage ( Did we mention free lunch? See you on February 14th.

May 2017:

Why run gels when you can quality check your DNA and RNA samples using the PerkinElmer LabChip® GX Touch HT instrument!

The Massey Genome Service (MGS) is now offering the LabChip Service for the quality and quantification assessment of DNA and RNA samples. This service is run using the PerkinElmer LabChip® GX Touch HT instrument; a high throughput microfluidic-based electrophoresis platform for the quality and quantification analysis of DNA and RNA. This service will take effect as of 1 May 2017. Read more..... 

Information regarding the hand delivery of samples to the Massey Genome Service.  Read more

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