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Melbourne Health

Melbourne Health is a Metropolitan Public Health Service, incorporated in the State of Victoria, Australia under the Health Services (Governance) Act 2000.

The service has a focus on clinical research and is internationally recognised for its work in oncology, neurosciences, infectious diseases, diabetes, colorectal cancer and mental health, rehabilitation and aged care. Quality Clinical trials that meet regulatory requirements are a particular strength.
Melbourne Health has led the BioGrid Australia project since its inception.





Micromon is the commercial services unit of Monash University's Department of Microbiology.
The unit specialises in premium, high quality DNA technologies where long-read DNA Sequencing and Next-Generation Sequencing are the core facilities of the unit. Micromon also offers Covaris closed-tube focussed acoustic shearing of DNA, cells and tissues.  
Its Recombinant DNA Techniques Course is the longest running most successful Professional, Biotechnology course of its type in Australia.
Linked Bioinformatics support is available on site for the next generation sequencing facility.



VBC | Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium

The Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium conducts research in Bioinformatics and assists the performance of biological research within Australia by both academic and industrial users. It plays an important role in developing Australia's skill base in Bioinformatics through training postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI)

Victorian researchers using this supercomputer facility have access to a powerful tool to help them solve some of the biggest challenges facing the State’s health system and impacting on our quality of life. Life scientists and computer scientists are forming exciting collaborations to improve diagnostics, find new drug targets, refine treatments and further our understanding of the major diseases affecting our community: cancer, epilepsy, genetic disorders, infectious diseases and eye disease, among others.

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