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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Revealing the secrets of Golden Wattle

Using genetics to inform conservation of Australia's native plants

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Bioplatforms Australia COVID19 Offering

Please contact us or any of the facility leaders and we will work as a one stop shop to assist you with your research.

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Genetic library to support conservation

The new 'Threatened Species' Initiative will create national infrastructure in the form of genomic data and analytical pipelines to support decision-making for biodiversity conservation.

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Protecting our reptiles and amphibians

Ecosystems around the world rely on reptiles and amphibians. They play a crucial role as part of the food web, as predator and prey, and, sometimes, a role in pollination and dispensing seeds.

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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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