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Research News
Fri 24 Jun 2016 | 04:15 PM
Victorian children will be amongst the first in Australia to have access to clinical genomic testing after the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS) received accreditation from the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) for its whole-exome sequencing service.
Simran Kaur
Student News
Wed 22 Jun 2016 | 05:30 PM
Simran Kaur (1st year PhD student with the Neurodevelopmental Genomics Research Group) was selected to take part in the inaugural Australian French Entrepreneurship Challenge 2016, an initiative of French and Australian government, education and industry to expose Australian PhD students to the key challenges of entrepreneurship. Here she shares her experience.
Research News
Fri 10 Jun 2016 | 09:00 AM
Today, in a landmark article in leading international journal Science, the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) has shared its vision and progress on a global clinical and genomic data-sharing initiative to allow clinicians and scientists across the world to access and use data to tackle genetic diseases and cancer to improve human health.
Peter Farlie
Research News
Tue 7 Jun 2016 | 09:15 AM
As Group Leader of craniofacial research Peter Farlie’s work focuses on developmental biology and in particular, the mechanisms regulating development and the way early development is coordinated between different parts of the embryo. These issues are particularly important in trying to understand the causes of birth defects.