The BCLQ cytogenetics platform supported by Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital (HMR) and Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) provides karyotyping and molecular cytogenetics services to cancer researchers affiliated to HMR, IRIC, University of Montreal and to other Quebec research institutes and universities.
Overview of Services
- Cell culture and standard karyotyping by G-banding.
- FISH on interphasic nuclei and on metaphases : probe preparation, labeling, hybridization, validation and analysis.
- Spectral karyotyping for analysis of mouse and human samples : chromosome preparation, hybridization and analysis.
- Study of chromosome instability and analysis of complex karyotypes.