Atlantic Cancer Research Institute

Research Facility

Atlantic Cancer Research Institute
New Brunswick (NB)

The Atlantic Cancer Research Institute (ACRI) is a non-profit organization founded in late 1998 and housed at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre in Moncton. Thanks to its unique expertise, ACRI has become a true centre of excellence in cancer research. Scientists are working with partners in Canada and around the world to discover the genetic origins of cancer and pursuing three main areas of development: early detection of disease, enhanced diagnosis, and targeted treatment.

The multidisciplinary research team of approximately 60 people have expertise in genomics, proteomics, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, bioinformatics, pathology, synthetic and organic chemistry, mass spectrometry as well in vitro and in vivo testing. Through its work, ACRI is contributing to the global research effort aimed at combating cancer.

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Ion Proton System for Next-Generation Sequencing
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Ion Proton
  • High-throughput sequencing
  • Human-scale genome sequencing
  • Exome sequencing
  • Transcriptome sequencing
  • Copy number analysis
  • ChIP sequencing
  • Targeted RNA sequencing

  • ACRI is equipped with 3 Ion Proton sequencers
  • Output Up to 10 Gb
  • Reads 60–80 million reads
  • Read length Up to 200-base reads
  • Run time 2–4 hours
  • View spec sheet for more detail here


Date submitted: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 12:47 PM
Date updated: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 11:52 AM