"Accelerating the use of genomic technologies in Australasia"

AGTA Small Grants Scheme awards are to conduct a project deemed by AGTA to be of benefit to the wider Australasian genomics community.

2017/2018 Recipients 

Quentin Gouil ($3,500) Detecting non-CG DNA methylation by Nanopore sequencing

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Ruby Lin ($3,500) - Molecular Microbiology Meeting

The Westmead Institute for Medical Research

Dominique Gorse ($3,500) - Australia-wide UCSC Genome Browser Training Workshop

Queensland Facility Advanced Bioinformatics (QFAB)

 

2015/2016 Recipients 

Maria Doyle ($3,200) - Real-world analysis training for wet-lab genomic researchers

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Matthew Ritchie ($3,000) - Australasian Bioconductor Developer’s meeting and hands-on training workshop

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

 

2014/15 Recipients

Ms Harriet Dashnow ($5,000)Genomic Data Analysis Roadshow: Training the next generation of scientists

Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative

Dr. Justin Jong Leong Wong ($5,000) – Improving the efficiency of Pacific Biosciences SMRT Sequencing to detect long RNA transcripts

Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program, Centenary Institute, N.S.W.

 

2013/2014 Recipients 

The 2014 recipients of the inaugural AGTA Small Grants Scheme, each awarded $5,000 to conduct a project deemed by AGTA to be of benefit to the wider Australasian genomics community.

Dr. Li Zhou –  Evaluation of Fluidigm SNPtrace Panel, with a comparison to DNA QUAL and Bioanlyzer fragment analysis, for DNA quality assurance within the Tumour Bank Program

Tumor Bank at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, N.S.W.

Dr. Gisela Mir – Library preparation, targeted DNA capture and sequencing from limited amounts of DNA from FFPE samples

Molecular Genomics Core Facility, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne VIC.

Dr. Kim-Anh Le Cao – Workshop: multivariate methodologies for big data, theory and application using the mixOmics R Package and web interface

University of Queensland

Dr. Marcel Dinger  –  Clinical genomics roadshow for bioinformaticians and medical scientists

Garvan Institute for Medical Research