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We are excited and proud to share a recent achievement at the Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics, showcasing an example of the impactful outputs from our high-quality data and the diverse expertise of

We are excited to introduce Martin Smith, the new Director of the Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics, who joined us four months ago.

COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact globally and locally, and will continue to do so for some time.

A team of scientists are taking the fight to protect koalas to a new level with a world-first ‘genetic sequencing’ program that could protect the species from disease and other threats.

The Ramaciotti Centre organises, hosts and promotes events that have a focus on genomic technologies and their application.

Expressions of interest are being sought for the Genomics for Australian Plants (GAP) initiative.

Our Deputy Director Dr Helen Speirs was invited by the UNSW Newsroom to provide a short introduction on how sequencing machines read genomes.
UNSW Sydney scientists are part of a collaboration to pioneer detailed research into genetic factors that contribute to good health or disease in the elderly.
The Centre was accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) - Australia's national laboratory accreditation authority on the 29th April 2019.

UNSW has announced the investment of $200M in new and emerging areas of research which build on and link its existing strengths.

A group of scientists from UNSW Sydney, the University of Sydney, Deakin University, Portugal and Brazil have unlocked the DNA of the cane toad, a poisonous amphibian that is a threat to many native Australian species. The findings were published in academic journal GigaScience.
Centre staff were among a team of Australian and international scientists who sequenced and assembled the full genome of the koala.