The Australian Genome Research Facility (AGRF) is a national not-for-profit that specialises in genomic services. With offices in five states, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research houses the Perth node of the organisation.
The AGRF offers a range of services covering all aspects of genomics to industries such as bioscience, environmental science, biomedicine and agricultural biotechnology.
Some of the services available include:
- Next Generation Sequencing
- Sanger Sequencing
- Gene Expression
- DNA extraction
Established in 1997 as a joint venture between the University of Queensland and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, the organisation was formed under the Commonwealth Government’s Major National Research Facility program. With over 20 years of service, the AGRF have undertaken a number of projects with international significance in the field of genomic research, including the Melanoma Project.