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QCIF Bioinformatics (formerly 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.

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

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

QCIF Bioinformatics also offers training in all facets of bioinformatics.

Visit the QFAB website for more information:


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Machine Learning Community of Practice launched for Australia

A Machine Learning Community of Practice for Australia was launched last month.

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QCIF announces its first USC eResearch Analyst

QCIF has an eResearch Analyst based at USC for the first time due to the university becoming a full QCIF Member this year.

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Data Curator now in app stores

A QCIF-managed, free digital tool for data curation is now available in both Apple and Microsoft app stores.