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Auckland Genomics

The University of Auckland Genomics Centre offers a wide range of next generation sequencing (NGS) services to allow us to assist you with all projects requiring genomics expertise.

This includes Illumina sequencing platforms (MiSeq, NextSeq), as well as access, via our network, to HiSeq, X10 and PacBio.
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A full ABI Sanger sequencing and genotyping service is also available through the DNA Sequencing Centre.


Illumina Sequencing


The Genomics Centre offers access to Illumina MiSeq, NextSeq, HiSeq, X10, Nanopore and PacBio sequencing.


Genomic DNA Extraction, QC and submission for X10 or PacBio

We can assist researchers in the production of high-molecular weight DNA required for long reads and other whole genome sequencing applications. We can provide QC of DNA, complete the sample submission process and arrange shipping/customs clearance.


Affymetrix GeneChip System


The Affymetrix GeneChip® Instrument System is a fully integrated platform for conducting gene expression research using GeneChip® brand probe arrays. 

Affymetrix experiments can be very quick to design and complete. The data can also be analysed extremely rapidly, yielding widely understood and verifiable data to speed experimental progress.

Our Services include

  • The Affymetrix GeneChip® Instrument System offers cost-efficient gene expression analysis per sample
  • Due to the simplicity of analysis, projects can attract lower bioinformatics costs than RNAseq experiments.


  • RNA or DNA samples can be submitted for gene/miRNA expression analysis or SNP detection, on GeneChip® brand probe arrays.
  • We offer a variety of labelling methods for gene expression using either 3’ or whole transcript labelling.


Contact: genomics@auckland.ac.nz | 09 923 7653