We’re here to help

Researchers can engage with Melbourne Bioinformatics in different ways:

  • Access our suite of self-directed tutorials or attend some of our free hands-on training workshops via our training page.
  • Receive expert advice by consulting with some of our 35 bioinformaticians and high-end computing experts about grant content, research design, data analysis and management, system options and training. We’re available to provide guidance at not cost to all University of Melbourne and affiliated researchers.
  • Form a deep collaboration with our world-leading academic staff who can rapidly progress your research project and contribute to publications, usually via a subscription.

Some examples of other things we do

Current Collaborations See the range of Australian and international institutes who are currently working with us.

Software Development Our bioinformaticians are leaders in their fields and active participants in many new programs designed to do better life science data analysis.

Platform Development Our team is contracted to deliver a number of significant life science platform projects for State, Federal and international use.

Industry Collaborations Directly and indirectly we engage with the life science industry on a range of research and informatics projects.

Data Analysis and Management a vital part of any research project in life sciences today.

High-end computing

Melbourne Bioinformatics has access to its own high-end systems with associated infrastructure, high-speed interconnects, technical support and account administration. This includes the management of software stacks and licensing for over 240 life sciences programs, from ‘ACG’ to ‘Zlib’. Our technical staff install and troubleshoot common and customised software via a responsive help ticket system. For advice on high end computing procurement, or if you are interested in Melbourne Bioinformatics hosting and managing your hardware, please email Platform Lead, Andrew Isaac.