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The M220™ Focused-Ultrasonicator is designed for DNA shearing for deep sequencing.

Caliper XT

The LabChip XT fractionation system performs fast, automated nucleic acid fractionation accurately and reproducibly.


cBot isothermally amplifies cDNA fragments that have been captured by complementary adapter oligonucleotides covalently bound to the surface of Illumina flow cells.

Illumina HiSeq 2000

HiSeq Sequncing Systems employ Illumina's proven and widely-adopted, reversible terminator-based sequencing by synthesis (SBS) chemistry.

Hybridization Oven by Illumina

Has a wheel with a variable rotation speed of 5-60 rpm and an oven with a temperature ramp from ambient to 65°C in 25 minutes.

Illumina iScan System

The iScan Reader supports rapid, sensitive, and accurate imaging of all BeadChip-based genetic analysis products. Read more

BeadArray Technology

BeadArray technology is based on 3-micron silica beads that self assemble in microwells on silica slides or fiber optic bundles.

Agilent Technologies

PMGC (formerly UHNMAC) was Canada's first Agilent Certified Microarray Service Provider. Read more

Affymetrix Fluidics Station

The GeneChip® Fluidics Station is used for the wash and stain operation of Affymetrix GeneChip® arrays. Read more

Nanostring nCounter™ System

Nanostrings are fluorescent barcodes that bind to target mRNA for digital gene expression analysis. Read more

Luminex System

The Luminex system is useful for many applications, including: focused gene expression profiling, protein expression profiling, molecular diagnostics, cytokine, chemokine and growth factor detection as well as HLA testing.

Caliper LabChip

The LabChip GXII uses Sipper Chip technology for anlaysis of protein samples. Read more

Computational Power

We have two clusters of Apple hardware to handle data processing, BLAST, and many other bioinformatics applications. Read more

The Princess Margaret Genomics Centre, located at the Toronto Medical Discovery Tower of the MaRS Centre, houses the core production, bioinformatics, and research and development groups.

Located on the 9th floor, the laboratory is equipped for our resident principal investigators to conduct research and our staff for the development of new arraying technologies in addition to the refinement of current protocols.