New PerkinElmer LabChip GX service

The PerkinElmer LabChip GX is a high throughput microfluidics platform that performs reproducible, high-resolution, eletrophoretic separations.

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LabChip GX for DNA analysis, DNA fragment quantitation and detection, RNA analysis, RNA quality assessment and quantitation

Digital PCR Instrument in NHMRC small equipment grant

Congratulations to David Tremethick and Max Nekrasov for a sucessful outcome in the NHMRC small equipment grant for a QuantStudio Digital PCR instrument.

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Consumables are single use disposable chips

Hi Seq 2500 - bigger, better, faster

The ACRF BRF has both an Illumina HiSeq2000 and HiSeq2500 sequencing system. The HiSeq2000 instrument can produce 600Gbp of sequence data per run.

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Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine available now

CSIRO has purchased the new Ion Torrent bench top sequencing instrument.  It is housed at the ACRF BRF and is available for all BRF clients to use.  It is pe

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ACRF Biomolecular Resource Facility

The Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Biomolecular Resource Facility (BRF), serving ANU and the region since 1988, is a core lab with experience in molecular genetics, protein technologies and bioinformatics. The Genome Discovery Unit (GDU) provides custom pipeline development and analysis of high-throughput DNA sequencing results.

  To help us provide the best service, please phone before you visit

We are usually able to see people at very short notice, but depending on lab workloads and the complexity of your enquiry, we would appreciate a phone call from you first if you would like to speak to one of our staff about your project.  An appointment will be organised for you if necessary.  For prompt response please  contact us

ANU Bioinformatics Consultancy

The ANU Bioinformatics Consultancy (ABC) offers a wide range of bioinformatics analysis, consulting, programming and training services, including complete analysis pipelines for high throughput sequencing (HTS) projects.

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How to guides

These links take you to short, useful guides to help you prepare your samples for submission to the BRF.

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Order forms

Here are order forms for all services except those accessed via dnaLIMS.

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Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF)

We acknowledge the valuable sponsorship of the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF).

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Updated:  26 September 2018/Responsible Officer:  Director, ACRF/Page Contact:  Web Admin, ACRF