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QFAB is a QCIF unit providing access to specialised skills in bioinformatics, biostatistics and biodata to help life sciences and health researchers get the most out of their research data.

QFAB support covers the whole data life cycle, from experimental design to data capture, analysis and visualisation, applied to ‘omics analyses. In particular, QFAB has expertise in multi-omics integration, including linkage to clinical data.

Researchers and HDR students from QCIF’s member universities can access the QFAB team’s skills through free clinics for advice, on-demand support for research projects or embedded bioinformaticians within their research teams.

QFAB also offers training in all facets of bioinformatics.

Visit the QFAB website for more information:


Nigel Ward

QCIF’s Nigel Ward to start new role with Australian BioCommons

Nigel Ward will change roles within QCIF from eResearch Manager to Associate Director of Platforms for the Australian BioCommons.

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QCIF to lead new service supporting Australian genome annotation projects

Australian BioCommons and QCIF are collaborating to establish and operate a genome annotation platform.

Justin Lee

JCU bioinformatician Justin Lee joins QCIF

JCU bioinformatician Dr Justin Lee has joined QCIF to help create an Australian platform for collaborative genome annotation.