Genomics encompasses extraction, genotyping, sequencing and other genomics-related services across a range of University of Queensland facilities. 

Animal genetics

Services

DNA Typing and Parentage Verification for cattle and alpacas:

  • Microsatellite genotyping
  • SNP genotyping
  • Selective traits
  • Genetically inherited disorders

Equipment

  • Illumina Infinium® BeadChip SNP Genotyping Services

Contact

Doctor Emily Piper

School of Veterinary Science

Building 8114, Level 2, Gatton campus

Ecogenomics

Services

  • Sequencing and DNA extraction
  • Community profiling- amplicon and WGS
  • Metagenomics (Nextera XT, Nextera, TruSeq Nano and TruSeq PCR Free library preps)
  • Single Cell Genome Analysis
  • Metatranscriptomics (Next-generation RNA sequencing)

Equipment

  • NextSeq500
  • MiSeq
  • MinIon
  • Maxwell automated DNA extraction
  • Chemagic High Throughput DNA extraction

Contact

Doctor Nicola Angel

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

(07) 3365 4813

Molecular Biosciences Building 76, St Lucia campus

Genomics - Australian Genome Research Facility (AGRF)

Services

Offer a range of services covering all aspects of genomics. These include, Next Generation Sequencing, Sanger Sequencing, Genotyping, Gene Expression, Bioinformatics and DNA extraction.

Equipment

  • Illumina HiSeq 2500
  • Illumina NextSeq 500
  • Illumina MiSeq

Contact

Rachel Kliese

Australian Genome Research Facility

(07) 3346 3244

Level 5, Gehrmann Building 60, St Lucia campus

Genomics - UQ AGRF Genome Facility

Services

Joint UQ AGRF facility offer a range of servcies off the platform for UQ researchers.

Equipment

  • Illumina Hiseq 4000
  • Illumina MiSeq
  • Illumina C-Bots

Contact

AGRF Brisbane node manager

Doctor Ken McGrath

Australian Genome Research Facility

(07) 3365 8815

Level 5, Gehrmann Building 60, St Lucia campus

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

Services

Quantitative "real time" PCR (qPCR) measures the accumulation of fluorescent DNA amplification products as they are generated during each cycling step of a polymerase chain reaction.

Equipment

  • ABI-QuanStudio6, 384-well plate block.
  • ABI-ViiA7, 384-well plate block with High Resolution Melting analysis
  • Eppendorf epMotion 5075 Robotics System
  • 384well Gradient Agilent SureCycler8800 
  • Corbett Rotorgene 6000 -36 & 72 tube rotors
  • Corbett CAS 1200 Robotics System
  • Maxwell16 DNA/RNA/Protein isolation robot

PCR plates or tubes, SYBR Green and Taqman (ABI) are available from the Facility at 40% discount.

Contact

Michael Nefedov

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

(07) 3365 1833

Molecular Biosciences Building 76-346, St Lucia campus

Sequencing

Services

Custom sequencing services include:

  • Custom capture
  • Illumina sequencing panel
  • Amplicon sequencing
  • Sequencing customer-prepared libraries

Equipment

  • Illumina NextSeq 500 platform
  • MiSeq platform

Contact

Angelika Christ

Doctor Greg Baillie

Institute for Molecular Biosciences

(07) 3346 2356

Institute of Molecular Biosciences, IMB Building 76, St Lucia campus