Take Advantage of QIMR Berghofer’s scientific services
In the contemporary research environment, delivering effective output quickly and efficiently has never been more important. QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute offers high-quality integrated scientific support services. These services underpin QIMR Berghofer’s world-class research programs.
Our scientific support services are now available to external clients. If you would like to take advantage of QIMR Berghofer’s scientific services, contact us today. Our specialists will consult with you to determine your research requirements, so you can concentrate on achieving your research goals.
Contact Scientific Services
T +61 7 3362 0247
A 300 Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006 Australia
Provides expertise, training, technical services and consultation for diverse research requirements, including: routine paraffin and cryo histology; special stains; IHC (Tyramide) and antibody optimisation; FISH and CISH labelling; tissue preparation and SEM sample preparation.
Delivers support and sample management from pre-collection processing and storage, to data output. This includes, but is not limited to, nucleic acid extraction, sample fractioning and the transportation of biological products, including blood, tissues and body fluids.
World-class facility including: stereo microscopes for imaging whole sections; slide scanners and compound microscopes for imaging tissue stained with visible or fluorescent dyes; confocal and scanning electron microscopes for high-resolution imaging; and intravital microscopes capable of imaging individual cells in living specimens.
Limitless possibilities for exploring transcriptomes, exomes and whole genomes. Sanger & NGS workflow strategies can be adjusted to suit any number of samples, sample types and research objectives. Our highly flexible facility can incorporate and sequence user-prepared samples or can provide a comprehensive sequencing service.
Flow cytometry is a powerful technology for simultaneous measurement of multiple physical characteristics of single particles or cells. We provide internationally recognised expertise and up-to-date equipment, techniques and analysis software.
Offers a range of services to support researchers delivering high-quality and reproducible data. This includes human cell line authentication, cell line quality control (QC) testing and Mycoplasma detection.
An expert centre for state-of-the-art proteomics analysis. Facility scientists develop and implement innovative mass spectrometric and bioinformatics methods for qualitative and quantitative characterisation of proteins in simple or complex mixtures.
Provides access to high-performance computer resources, data analysis and programming expertise. We provide a genomics data analysis consulting service to scientists, and develop software and analysis pipelines to support high-throughput genomics.
QIMR Berghofer can implement complex process pipelines to meet your specific requirements. Any combination of these services and facilities can be utilised by industry and academic clients:
Q-Pharm is a state-of-the-art early-phase clinical trials company. We provide a broad range of high-quality services to commercial and academic clients around the world. Since 2002, Q-Pharm has safely and successfully conducted more than 400 early-phase trials, vaccine and challenge studies in more than 15 000 volunteers. Q-Pharm’s team is highly qualified and our leaders have a wealth of experience in clinical development. This experience enables Q-Pharm to understand the needs of a diverse range of clients and deliver clinical services to meet and exceed client expectations. Clinical trials conducted at Q-Pharm have been accepted by regulators throughout the world, including Australia, Europe and North America. Our speciality clinical trial services include:
- comparative PK and SAD/MAC/food effects studies
- consultation on clinical development strategies
and study design
- complex first-in-human studies.
T +61 7 3845 3636
Q-Gen Cell Therapeutics provide world-class facilities for the manufacture of cellular therapies to GMP standards.
Our experienced team can support your research from discovery through phase I clinical trials, to phase II and beyond.
Q-Gen Cell Therapeutics has expertise in and is TGA-licensed for:
- human cell and cellular product development and production
- quality-control testing: microbial contamination; endotoxin; Mycoplasma; flow cytometry cell viability and identification
- regulatory documentation development.
T +61 7 3845 3851
genomiQa specialises in somatic and germline analysis of whole genome, whole exome and RNA sequencing. genomiQa’s bioinformatics analysis software and processes were developed and refined with quality as a guiding principle. Our founders based the services we provide on robust research published in top-tier, peer-reviewed scientific journals, such as Nature. genomiQa’s analysis pipelines are flexible, custom-made and customisable. Big data analytical services, from genomic sample
preparation through to clinical interpretative reports, can be provided to:
- pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies
- clinical research organisations
- pathology service providers.
T +61 7 3362 0447
The QIMR Berghofer Statistics Unit is comprised of 10 statisticians, who provide statistical consultancy and research collaboration services to medical and clinical researchers. Our services range from laboratory research through to clinical trials, epidemiology and biomarker development.
We can help you with: the formulation of research questions; study design; analysis plans; power and sample size calculations; writing research grants and protocols; data management plans; analysis using statistical methods appropriate for medical and health research; presentation and interpretation of data and analysis; preparation of and co-authorship on publications; addressing reviewers’ comments; expertise in design and analysis of clinical trials; public health and epidemiology; laboratory methods development and validation; animal studies; and PK/PD modelling.
We have expertise in industry-leading statistical software, including SAS, STATA, SPSS, R, SAS-JMP, NONMEM and Monolix for PK/PD modelling.
Gunter Hartel, Head of Statistics unit
T (07) 3362 0305