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GenomNZ™

DNA testing laboratory

Some of the animals sequenced by Genomnz

GenomNZ™ is a business unit within the Animal Productivity group of Agresearch Ltd, based at the Invermay Agricultural Campus near Dunedin, New Zealand.

We are a leading agricultural DNA testing laboratory providing the most comprehensive service for farmed species in New Zealand. Our services are available globally and utilised by farmers and producers worldwide.

Specialising in sheep, deer, dairy cattle, alpaca, goats, various finfish and shellfish species and plants, GenomNZ™ processes thousands of samples every year on tests covering sequencing, single gene tests, microsatellite and SNP based parentage panels, and high density SNP chips.

GenomNZ™ is accredited by International Accreditation New Zealand to ISO 17025 standards. Our external proficiency testing includes the ISAG programme, inter-laboratory programmes, and the Illumina CSPro certification programmes.

GenomNZ™ has a highly skilled team of technicians and scientists that are experienced in DNA extraction techniques from a variety of sample types, use of state-of-the-art robotics, a variety of genotyping platforms, and use of sophisticated proprietary software and customised databases which allow for precise parentage analysis and data recording.

GenomNZ™ prides itself in offering a level of service customised to meet a particular user’s needs. We welcome the opportunity to discuss developing a DNA-based assay or service to suit the requirements of our clients.

Our physical (courier) address to send samples:

GenomNZ
Agresearch Invermay Agricultural Centre
Puddle Alley
Mosgiel 9092
NEW ZEALAND

Postal address:

GenomNZ
Agresearch Invermay Agricultural Centre
Private Bag 50034
Mosgiel 9053
NEW ZEALAND

 

 Key information

 
  • High throughput DNA testing for sheep, deer, cattle, alpaca, goats, various finfish and shellfish species, and plants
  • Tests include sequencing, single gene tests, microsatellite and SNP based parentage panels, and high density SNP chips
  • IANZ accreditation to ISO 17025 standards
  • Illumina certified CSPro Service Provider
  • Business built around clients offering a customised service to meet their needs
 

 Related links

 
  
GenomNZ website
 

 Contact

 
Freephone:
0800 DNA lab (0800 362 522)

Email: genomnz@agresearch.co.nz

Fax: +64 3 489 9032

Dr Rosemary Rickman
GenomNZ Manager
Direct dial: +64 3 489 9020
Mobile: +64 21 899 020
Email Rosemary

Mary McEwan
Systems Manager
Direct dial: +64 3 489 9140
Mobile: +64 29 293 4414
Email Mary