A new look for a new era in genomic technologies

About AGTA

Welcome to the homepage of the Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA)-previously AMATA. We are a not-for-profit association dedicated to advancing and promoting the field of genomics and genomic technologies in Australasia.

AGTA is the principal body for the promotion of genomics research in Australasia. We draw on the astounding breadth of genomics research and technology development across Australasia.

AGTA’s main purpose is to:

  • Foster communication & collaborations between Australasian research groups utilising genomic technologies
  • Convene and underwrite an annual meeting of members and facilitate workshops on the use of genomic technologies and the analysis of genomic data
  • Facilitate and accelerate genomic and related technology development in Australasia
  • Support student and early career researchers, the genomic technology leaders of the future

By joining AGTA, you can benefit from the collective depth and breadth of expertise of the AGTA community. For a full list of members benefits and to know why you should be a member of AGTA, please click here.

Please enjoy our new look - for a new era in genomic technologies.

RCPA Document – Standards for Clinical Databases of Genetic Variants

AGTA is committed to keeping abreast of changes in the genomic technologies landscape, including important applications such as clinical sequencing of genetic variants. The Human Genome Society of Australia (HGSA) has requested distribution of the following document regarding “Standards for Clinical Databases of Genetic Variants”. To read the document (v.1.0, released Dec. 2014) please click here.


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