OUR PURPOSE

AUSTRALIAN PHENOMICS NETWORK

The APN is a national system of research facilities and expertise, delivering infrastructure enabling biomedical discovery and translation.

Phenomics provides the tools and animal models to support the large-scale, systematic study of gene function.  The phenomics approach seeks to help clinicians to discover gene function, to determine the genetic causes of disease, and to deliver more tailored medicine for individuals. The era of precision medicine is dawning, and promises to transform society. The APN suite of cutting edge technologies and expertise is helping Australia’s scientists remain at the forefront of discovery and translation.

2019 AMMRA & AMPC Meeting

We are very pleased to announce that the APN will be hosting the 2019 AMMRA & AMPC Meeting, which will be held on 20-21 February, 2019 at our WEHI node in Parkville, Melbourne. For more details and to register your attendance, visit the event page.

SERVICES

CAPABILITIES

APN creation
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The production of unique new disease models

APN characterisation
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Genotyping and Phenotyping

APN Cryopreservation
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Curation (biobanking) and sharing of scientific data

APN Project Management
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Professionally managed scientific & technical services

The APN was established in 2007 and is one of the founding NCRIS capabilities.
NCRIS supports Australia’s research capability by investing in research infrastructure and making it accessible to researchers across the nation.

NCRIS co-investments through the APN have built and delivered the research infrastructure services necessary to accelerate biomedical discovery and translation.  The APN creates, characterises and curates animal models of human disease, enabling new understanding of disease mechanism, leading to therapeutic innovations.