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

Request for partnerships on conservation projects for Australian species

Two fantastic opportunities are now available for partnerships on conservation projects for Australian fauna and flora species as part of the Australian Amphibian and Reptile genomics initiative and the Threatened Species initiative.

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How Australian research infrastructure supports global efforts during COVID-19

Professor Andy Lowe’s piece on how Australian research infrastructure supported global efforts during COVID-19 has been published on the Australian Academy of Science (AAS) website

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Annual Report 2020

The last year has been like no other, with Australia in particular facing a succession of challenges related to drought, bushfire and the global pandemic.

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Revealing the secrets of Golden Wattle

Using genetics to inform conservation of Australia's native plants

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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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