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Queensland Government

Science portfolio of the Department of Environment and Science

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QFAB Bioinformatics (QFAB)

QFAB researcher by computer

Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Foundation Ltd

Formerly known as Queensland Facility for Advanced Bioinformatics.

QFAB Bioinformatics provides rapid, flexible and customised bioinformatics and biostatistics services to life science and clinical researchers. Working closely with researchers, we apply data management, integration, analysis and visualisation to unlock the full value of large-scale biological and clinical datasets. We pride ourselves on delivering robust, high quality and state-of-the-art results. To empower researchers in mastering their data generation and analysis, we also offer a wide range of courses and workshops, covering statistics, computing and bioinformatics


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Data science applied to life science and health data
  • Integrative analysis of biological and clinical data
  • Cloud-based management of clinical data
  • Genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics analysis
  • Next generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis
  • Gene expression, pathway and network analysis
  • Interactive data visualisation
  • Genotype analysis
  • Specialised computing platforms
  • Database, website and app development

Facilities and major equipment

  • High Performance Computing and storage systems
  • Biology Platform for multi-omics analysis

Number of research staff

Upto 20 research staff


Queensland Bioscience Precinct, Building 80, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, 4072

Organisation type

  • Not-for-profit

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Last updated:
3 June 2019