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The Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics is the largest genomics facility at any Australian University. It is comprehensively equipped with the latest next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology, with single-cell genomics platforms and with high throughput microarray systems. It is funded by the Australian Government as infrastructure of national significance.

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Competitive advantage

  • Genomics facility with 20 years’ operational experience in virtually all areas of genomics
  • Highly experienced technical staff and facilities capable of annually processing more than 50,000 samples by NGS and other technologies

Successful applications

  • Human genome sequencing, exome sequencing and genotyping
  • Rapid genome sequencing and assembly of viral, microbial and fungal pathogens
  • Microbiome analysis of samples from humans, soil and water by 16S rRNA or metagenomics
  • Short-read and long-read sequencing
  • Analysis of gene expression by next-generation sequencing or microarray
  • Potential to analyse bioterrorism or biosecurity agents

Capabilities and facilities

  • Capacity for end to end projects, including bioinformatics
  • Custom-built labs in a new $180M biosciences building

Our partners

  • NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI)
  • The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI)
  • Garvan Institute of Medical Research