The Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) based within Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia is a collaborative Medical Research Institute that brings together interdisciplinary partnerships between health and biomedical scientists to develop new treatments for patients and to provide better health for our community.
The Genomics Research Centre based within IHBI is home to our genetic diagnostic testing facility. The facility predominantly employs Next Generation Sequencing methodology utilising the Ion Torrent Suite of instruments (including the Ion 5S, Ion Proton and Ion Chef Systems) from Thermo Fisher Scientific.
The GRC’s NGS and Sanger sequencing diagnostic methods are fully NATA accredited (ISO: 15189; accreditation number: 14979) and include a number of flexible analysis options as outlined under the Diagnostic Testing tab.
The GRC is also a recognised service provider of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Life Technologies division for our NGS services. For information on the GRC’s Genomic Research services please refer to the Genomic Services tab.
The Genomics Research Centre Molecular Diagnostics Facility is supported by funding from Therapeutic Innovation Australia and NCRIS