About Genomics

Genomics in Queensland Research

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Genomics research activities are underway across Queensland’s research institutes and Queensland is home to many world leading genomics researchers.

Metro North Hospital and Health Service Research

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is committed to setting a forward-looking research agenda which embraces novel approaches to diagnostics and therapeutics, and carefully and systematically evaluates our clinical practice and the implementation of new knowledge to deliver world class healthcare.

Metro South Hospital and Health Service Research

Metro South Health is committed to improving health outcomes and preventing disease through translational research. Our laboratory and clinical research has benefitted generations of families around the world.

UQ Genomics

The UQ Genomics Initiative is a virtual network that will continue to catalyse fresh, practical insights into genomics research across multiple disciplines through an integrated alliance across all genomics researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ). 

QUT Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation

Researchers at QUT’s Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation work in partnership with healthcare professionals to ensure our research can progress from our laboratories to improve people's lives.

QIMR Berghofer

Working closely with clinicians and other research institutes, QIMR Berghofer is translating discoveries into prevention strategies, new diagnostics and better treatments that save lives.

Griffith University

Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute strives to improve the overall health and wellbeing of children, adolescents and adults. At Menzies Health Institute research is underway on all parts of life that affect our health, from social determinants, communicable and non-communicable disease, to clinical techniques, vaccines, musculoskeletal health and ageing.

Mater Medical Research Institute

Mater Research’s key focus areas are cancer biology and care, chronic disease biology and care, implementing evidence to improve health, mothers', babies and women's health, neurosciences and cognitive health, optimising acute care.

James Cook University

JCU conducts nationally significant and internationally recognised research in areas such as marine sciences, biodiversity, tropical ecology and environments, global warming, tourism, and tropical medicine and public health care in under-served populations.


CSIRO is working to prevent illnesses, develop a better understanding of diseases, and improve treatment and recovery in a range of medical conditions to help people live healthier lives.