The Australasian Society of Diagnostic Genomics 2019 Interim Scientific Meeting Local Organising Committee are very grateful for the support of the following sponsoring companies.


Platinum Sponsor - SOPHiA GENETICS

SOPHiA GENETICS helps healthcare professionals leverage their expertise and work together as a community, patients all over the world can receive equal access to better diagnoses and treatments. Combining the first two pillars of Data-Driven Medicine, Genomics and Radiomics, we can ensure that the data used to help patients today will also benefit the patients of tomorrow


Gold Sponsor - QIAGEN

QIAGEN is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions to transform biological materials into valuable molecular insights. QIAGEN sample technologies isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins from blood, tissue and other materials. Assay technologies make these biomolecules visible and ready for analysis. Bioinformatics software and knowledge bases interpret data to report relevant, actionable insights. Automation solutions tie these together in seamless and cost-effective molecular testing workflows. QIAGEN provides these workflows to more than 500,000 customers around the world in Molecular Diagnostics (human healthcare), Applied Testing (forensics, veterinary testing and food safety), Pharma (pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies) and Academia (life sciences research).

Our top-quality assays and panels enable you to accurately analyze and identify diseases and genetic variations. Our bioinformatics software and curated knowledge bases transform your raw data into relevant, actionable findings. And our automation solutions provide you seamless and cost-effective workflows. Sample to Insight.


Silver Sponsor - Astra Zeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

For more information, please visit www.astrazeneca.com and www.astrazeneca.com.au.


Silver Sponsor - Integrated Sciences/Agilent

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. 

Agilent in Genomics
Working in the rapidly evolving field of genomics, you need access to a portfolio of solutions and services to help you innovate or find answers to your research or clinical questions. Leverage our integrated application solutions for your CGH or NGS workflow to help you achieve your desired outcomes. From sample to report, Agilent’s proven end-to-end genomic solutions provide accurate data, insights, and enhanced throughput and productivity while improving your ability to deliver trusted answers to your critical questions and challenges. 

Working with our Trusted Partners
Agilent works closely with our trusted distributor, Integrated Sciences, that specialises in the sale and support of Clinical Diagnostics, Molecular Diagnostics, Point of Care and Research products to the Australian and New Zealand markets. Their success stems from the ability to understand their customer’s needs and partnering with innovative and reliable international suppliers. Together, we are confident to provide you with solutions and support to help you accelerate your discoveries.



Electronic Sponsor - QUT

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) offers Australasia’s only postgraduate degrees in Diagnostic Genomics. Our Master’s Degree is now the gateway to attaining Membership of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (MHGSA) for Diagnostic Genomics scientists. This qualification provides the opportunity to further your knowledge and expertise in the field and affords the possibility of career promotion. On top of our foundation courses, you can choose to specialise in cytogenomics, molecular genomics and/or biochemical genomics. In addition, you can choose from electives such as computational genomics, genetic epidemiology and cancer genomics. The degree is completely online, so it can be studied anywhere in the world. There is a practical placement, which you may choose to undertake in your place of employment.  

We offer a blended learning mode of education, meaning you are provided lecture notes, online video lectures, journal articles, book chapters, webinars, and online discussion boards to talk about course content and assignments with tutors and peers.

The embedded degrees of postgraduate certificate and postgraduate diploma are also available for those not wanting to study the full Masters, or who would just like to update their genomic literacy.

For more information, see: https://www.qut.edu.au/courses/master-of-diagnostic-genomics, or email course co-ordinator michael.gabbett@qut.edu.au.


Abacus dx

Abacus dx creates value by connecting innovative global suppliers with Australasian customers. Visit our stand to find out more about the latest technologies and innovations in genomic diagnostics. Abacus dx is proud to partner with high quality molecular diagnostics manufacturers including: Invivoscribe, Asuragen, ZytoVision and Biocartis.


AGRF is committed to quality and innovation.

As a not-for-profit organisation, we provide genomic services and expertise that are easily accessible throughout Australia. We seek to empower Australia to be recognised for world-class genomics and innovation by exchanging and collaborating in knowledge expertise and providing local access to innovative and state-of-the-art genomic technologies.


Sequencing is transforming the understanding among researchers and clinicians of how genomics will impact health. At Roche, innovating Healthcare is at the core of our business strategy.  Our vision is one that transforms healthcare, providing a comprehensive next-generation sequencing workflow for clinical sequencing applications. 

Name:            Stephan Lelievre
Tel:               +61 2 9860 2222
Web:              www.roche-australia.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, enabling customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Our comprehensive range includes high-end analytical and process instrumentation, laboratory equipment, a complete range of consumables, chemicals and reagents as well as the service and support to optimise your results. 


ZEISS is a leading international group of companies operating worldwide in the optical and opto-electronic industries. Offering a comprehensive range of microscopy technologies ranging from light, electron, ion and X-ray microscopes, ZEISS is enabling researchers in life sciences, material science, industrial and clinical applications to achieve new scientific discoveries.