Welcome to Bioplatforms Australia

We provide access to 'omics technologies in support of all life science researchers working across human health, agriculture, biodiversity and industry. Bioplatforms is enabled by the Australian Government's National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). Read More


Reptiles and Amphibians

The Amphibian and Reptile Genome Initiative aims to build a foundation of genomic data to advance our understanding and conservation of Australia’s unique reptiles and amphibians.

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Genomics for Australian Plants

There are currently 225 plant genomes, of an estimated 403,000 genomes available. By unlocking genomic data we can significantly improve conservation management.

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Cardiovascular Framework

A catalyst program whereby cardiovascular researchers are partnering with the Bioplatforms network to develop and analyse ‘omics data in support of national collaborative research grants.

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Oz Mammals Genomics

The Oz Mammals Genomics Framework Data Initiative aims to build genomic resources, collected from species around Australia as well as from historical specimens, to understand and protect Australia’s mammals.

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News & Media

Bioplatforms proud to support precision medicine cancer PrOSPeCT Trial

Bioplatforms Australia welcomes the recent announcement of the $185 million investment to fast-track treatments for rare and ‘untreatable’ cancers.

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Bioplatforms is seeking innovative ideas to enhance research capability

Bioplatforms Australia is seeking innovative ideas from current and potential future partners to identify opportunities to deepen and enhance the overall capability and capacity of its network.

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Plant Pathogen Omics Initiative announces an open call for genomics-focused projects

The Bioplatforms Australia Plant Pathogen ‘Omics Initiative is now seeking partners to nominate and lead projects that will generate important genomic data resources for priority plant pathogen species.

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Annual Report 2021: Science in practice

Bioplatforms is committed to supporting the Australian life sciences community through a diverse access program, provision of targeted infrastructure requirements, and making integrated capability available to initiatives of breadth, scale and complexity in a way that is not readily achievable through other mechanisms.

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2020 Bioplatforms All Hands Postponed

The Bioplatforms’ All Hands meeting of our node network has been postponed due to COVID-19. We will be in touch with our network when we can confirm a new date for the event.

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Webinar: Plant genomics

In this webinar, we will see a demonstration of a genome assembly, using chloroplast sequencing data and the Galaxy Australia web platform.

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Webinar: Introduction to containers

Webinar: Introduction to containers. Webinar description coming soon…

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Webinar: Genomics for Australian Plants

This webinar will provide an overview of Genomics for Australian Plants including updates on current activities of this nationally-inclusive and collaborative initiative.

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