Capacity for storage, preservation and transport of several varieties of biological samples listed at the CERMES official website.

Wide range of molecular systems ranging from realtime to conventional PCR machines. Experienced in the diagnostic of infectious pathogenes including bacteria, virus and parasites.

Molecular biology equipment, genomics/sequencing equipment.

This platform has suitable technologies with high precisions and high specificities including Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA), and Enzyme-Linked Fluorescent Assay (ELFA/VIDAS), significantly proficient to detect antigens/ anti-bodies (as alternative/complementary to gold standard PCR technique), for diagnosing infectious diseases (viral, bacterial, parasitic), making differential diagnosis, and application in epidemiological surveillance.

Through its experience in the maintenance of Anophele kisumu reference strains : Ability to monitor changes over time in residual efficacy and insecticide content of LLINs, and to compare the durability of different types of LLIN distributed to the population.

Technical platform for in vitro monitoring of P. falciparum susceptibility to antimalarial drugs

– Support the Niger Ministry of Public Health (MSP) and act in accordance with the priorities and objectives defined by the National Malaria Control Program (PNLP).
– Monitor the chemoresistance of P. falciparum to antimalarial drugs, and participate in the training of health personnel involved in this activity.
– Assist the PNLP in defining rules for the management of uncomplicated malaria attacks, while avoiding the emergence and spread of new resistances.
– Draw up a global map of chemoresistance in Niger, using in vitro and molecular tests coupled with clinical studies.

Sequencing capacity using both ONT and Illmina (Iseq 100). 1

Third generation ONT Sequencer.

MinIon – Genomic Surveillance Platform

Pathogens characterization: Sars-CoV-2, Rift and Mpox.

An Illumina’s Iseq100 will be available soon.

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Extraction and purification of nucleic acids
Qiacube, Qiagen and QIAxpert System
Concentrator DNA Eppendorf

Quality control of nucleic acids
Qubit 4 Fluorometer, Invitrogen, Bioanalyzer 2100 and Agilent Technologies
Gel electrophoresis
QIAxcel Advanced System and Qiagen

Genome analysis
3500 Series Genetic Analyzers, Applied Biosystems, SureCycler 8800 and Agilent Technologies

Ngs sequencing
ISeq 100-Illumina, Illumina, Bioruptor Sonication System, Diagenode and Oxford Nanopore technologies.

Transcriptome analysis
The LightCycler® 480 System, iScan System and Illumina mini-Ntensfy platform Quantoom-Biosciences.

Fiocruz’s Network Technological Platforms.
The Fiocruz Rondônia Bioprospecting Platform offers 23 specialized services in the preparation, analysis, and purification of bioactives. Services include fractionation and isolation of biomolecules using different liquid chromatography techniques, characterization of the isoelectric point and determination of the molecular mass of protein samples, determination of the partial sequence of amino acid residues from the N-terminal region of purified proteins, and screening of in vitro molecular interactions between ligands of recombinant origin and analytes using the surface plasmon resonance technique, as well as determination of ligand/analyte interaction constants.

This platform is located in FIOCRUZ – Rondônia.

Fiocruz’s Network Technological Platforms.

The Flow Cytometry Platform (RPT08I) offers immunophenotyping acquisition and analysis services; quantification of intracellular cytokines and cell supernatants, cultures, plasma and serum; cellular dermatology assays. The Platform currently has four cytometers, the CytoFLEX S (17 cores/19 parameters), Accuri C6 Plus (4 cores/6 parameters), FACSCelesta (12 cores/14 parameters) and FACSCan (5 cores/7 parameters). The Platform makes FCAP Array and FlowJo software available to users for analyzing results.

This platform is located in FIOCRUZ – Rondônia.