Monash Bioinformatics Platform

Overview of Bioinformatics Capabilities

The Monash Bioinformatics Platform (MBP) is one of many Research Technology Platforms to support the needs of the Monash research community.

The focus areas of the Bioinformatics platform are:

  • Research: We do collaborative research with high quality publication outcome along with Bioinformatics support to funding applications.
  • Training & Outreach:
    • We provide skill development hands-on training and seminars on wide range of technical topics relevant to Monash researchers.
    • We run weekly drop-in Bioinformatics help sessions.
    • We are actively developing and supporting coding community on the campus.
  • Bio Tools: Bioinformatics methods, tools and application development.
  • Compute: Facilitating access to high performance compute and data storage infrastructure at Monash.

DATA ANALYSIS CAPABILITIES

We have Bioinformatics and data analysis capabilities in the genomics and proteomics areas including but not limited to:

  • Bulk and single cell RNA-seq
  • ChIP-seq / ATAC-seq
  • Variant analysis
  • Microbiome profiling
  • Methylation analysis
  • Genotyping by Sequencing
  • Whole genome assembly and annotation
  • High throughput profiling of the proteome
  • Studying protein structures
  • Custom analysis pipeline development

Leadership

A/Prof David Powell, Bioinformatics Platform Director

 

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

9am - 5pm 

15 Innovation walk, Clayton Campus, Monash University

Links and Resources

  1. Website: https://www.monash.edu/researchinfrastructure/bioinformatics
  2. Sign up to Bioinformatics mailing list: http://bioinformatics.erc.monash.edu
  3. Follow updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MonashBioinfo

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
David Powell
Bioinformatics Platform Director
 
9902 9150
 
david.powell@monash.edu
 
G63A, 15 Innovation Walk, Clayton Campus, Monash University
 
Deanna Deveson Lucas
Bioinformatics Platform Manager
 
9902 9186
 
deanna.deveson@monash.edu
 
G63B, 15 Innovation Walk, Clayton Campus, Monash University
 

Available Equipment and Resources

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