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BGI and its Australian partner QIMR Berghofer published their first paper on the Zebra sequencer. The results indicate the potential applicability of the BGISEQ-500 platform for the identification of somatic and germline single nucleotide variants by whole genome sequencing.

Strategic Focus of BGI Aus.

  • collaboration with Australian organisations, to advance research and discoveries in genomics, medical health, agriculture and biodiversity;
  • establishing centralised platform to provide technology transfer, training, services and industry incubation to the community;
  • providing sequencing systems, analysis tools and services to healthcare providers to promote Australian’s public well-being in areas of reproductive health, cancer, rare diseases, infectious diseases etc.;
  • developing agriculture and aquaculture with advanced molecular breeding technology, large-scale growing and deep processing, to promote sino-Australia agribusiness partnerships. 

BGI Australia 2017 RFP Winner Announcement

  • Since the announcement of call for proposals in August BGI Australia has received 21 Expression of Interest(EOI)’s and 3 full proposals. We are sincerely appreciative of the extensive interest received from our passionate fellow Australian researchers and in the biodiversity and evolution fields. We look forward to more exciting future collaboration opportunities. The final funding decision has now been made. We are pleased to announce today the final two winners: “Managing regime shifts and fisheries collapse on the Great Barrier Reef – the role of ancient DNA” from Professor John Pandolfi and Dr. Cynthia Riginos of the University of Queensland; and “Depth adaptation and scope for vertical connectivity in scleractinian corals” from Dr. Greg Torda of James Cook University. We are very excited to be contributing to such ground-breaking scientific research projects. Congratulations to Professor Pandolfi, Associate Professor Cynthia Riginos, and Dr Torda!

Managing regime shifts and fisheries collapse on the Great Barrier Reef – the role of ancient DNA from Professor John Pandolfi and Associate Prof. Cynthia Riginos of the University of Queensland

Courtesy of: Marine Palaeoecology Lab, UQ

Depth adaptation and scope for vertical connectivity in scleractinian corals from Dr. Greg Torda of James Cook University

Courtesy of Dr. Greg Torda

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