Genomics in Action

Queensland’s status as a global leader in genomics research is supported by international competitive research teams and experts active in the fields of bioinformatics, transcriptomics, genetic models of disease and development, stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, and drug discovery.

The profiles below showcase some of the positive, tangible effects of our quality genomics research.

We are seeking additional research project portfolios and expert profiles that demonstrate the calibre of our staff and their work.  If you would like to submit such a profile or portfolio, please contact us.

UQ researchers lead largest ever genetic study of eczema: ten new genes identified

Professor David Evans, Head of the Genomic Medicine Program and statistical geneticist at UQ’s Diamantina Institute has joined forces with an international team of researchers, to conduct the world’s largest ever genetic investigation into the causes of eczema. Read more

UQ Renal Genetics Collaboration Celebrate 2nd Anniversary of RBWH Renal Genetics Clinic

The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Renal Genetics Clinic led by Dr Andrew Mallett (School of Medicine, The University of Queensland) and Dr Chirag Patel (Genetic Health Queensland) celebrated its 2nd anniversary in August 2015. Read more