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Dec 10, 2020 07:47 AM

Sydney researchers develop rapid genomics strategy to trace ...

A team of leading Sydney researchers is pioneering the use of a fast genomic sequencing technology to help determine the source of hard-to-trace coronavirus cases.

Apr 29, 2019 03:41 PM

Building a molecular profile of an aggressive cancer

Researchers have performed a comprehensive genomic analysis in a woman who has a rare, metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma, creating a molecular profile that could inform new treatments for others with this cancer.

Apr 29, 2019 03:30 PM

A new diagnostic approach for neurodegenerative disorders

Next generation sequencing approaches, including whole genome sequencing, were shown to be effective at diagnosing individuals with hereditary cerebellar ataxias (HCAs) in a new study.

Apr 29, 2019 03:30 PM

KCCG announces new strategic direction

KCCG has identified new opportunities in genomics where its researchers can have a significant impact.

Apr 29, 2019 03:00 PM

Staff profile: Amanda Chau

Amanda Chau is an education project officer at KCCG, with a focus on developing and evaluating educational resources for a range of audiences.

Apr 29, 2019 03:00 PM

Grants and Awards

KCCG team members have received recognition from the Cancer Institute NSW, Avant Mutual and the Australian Association of Clinical Biochemists.

Apr 29, 2019 03:00 PM

Conferences and publications

Presentations from Lorne Genome and the Microsoft Campus Connections Summit, plus publications on a new algorithm for long read alignment, a psychosocial longitudinal study and more

Apr 29, 2019 03:00 PM

In the media

KCCG researchers have been featured in news stories from Avant Mutual and the Weizmann Institute of Science

Apr 29, 2019 03:00 PM

Event reports

KCCG held its latest capabilities showcase, a Nanopore workshop and professional development for teachers to use molecular animations in the classroom

Apr 29, 2019 03:00 PM

Welcoming new team members

KCCG has welcomed new research and laboratory team members.

Jan 09, 2019 01:00 PM

The Medical Genome Reference Bank nears completion

The Medical Genome Reference Bank (MGRB), a comprehensive data set of 4000 healthy elderly Australians’ genomes, is almost complete.

Jan 09, 2019 01:00 PM

Staff Profile: Sarah Kummerfeld

Dr Sarah Kummerfeld had an interest in genetics from a young age. After hearing a talk on the emerging field of bioinformatics by Dr Karl, she decided to study the unique combination of genetics and computer science for ...

Jan 09, 2019 01:00 PM

New e-learning module to help bring genomics into the clinic...

The applications of genomics in healthcare are rapidly growing, but many physicians do not have knowledge and training in this emerging field.

Jan 09, 2019 01:00 PM

Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposium

Over 130 delegates from the health and genomics communities attended the third Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposium (AACGS) on 23 to 24 November.

Jan 09, 2019 12:59 PM

Grants and Awards

KCCG staff have been awarded grants for important software development and clinical research.

Jan 09, 2019 12:59 PM

Conferences and publications

KCCG has contributed to key publications and resources about personal genomic testing, genetic counselling in the genomic era, genomics in cancer care and more.

Jan 09, 2019 12:59 PM


KCCG has held a showcase and worked with staff across Garvan to run interactive teacher professional development.

Sep 18, 2018 02:32 PM

WGS shown to be a better test for dilated cardiomyopathy

KCCG researchers were part of a collaborative investigation that evaluated whole genome sequencing’s effectiveness for identifying the cause of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

Sep 18, 2018 02:32 PM

KCCG clinical genomics tool now available worldwide

KCCG has made its clinical genome filtering tool, Seave, open source to boost genomic healthcare, research and education worldwide.

Sep 18, 2018 02:32 PM

KCCG installs their PromethION sequencer

KCCG’s Genomic Technologies team have installed and configured the Oxford Nanopore PromethION sequencer, augmenting the centre’s suite of long-read sequencing technologies.

Sep 18, 2018 02:30 PM

Staff profile: Marie Wong

At KCCG Dr Marie Wong has focused on building infrastructure to house, integrate and share genomic results for children with cancer.

Sep 18, 2018 02:28 PM

New resources

KCCG has launched resources for clinicians and researchers to get hands-on experience with genome filtering, get started with clinical genomics research, refresh their genetics knowledge and search the scientific literat...

Sep 18, 2018 02:27 PM

Grants and awards

KCCG staff have been awarded grants to boost their important translational research into cancer and kidney disease.

Sep 18, 2018 02:24 PM

Conferences and publications

KCCG staff have published on children's cancer, cardiogenomics, and attitudes towards genomic testing, and presented at conferences on personal genomic data, long read sequencing, cancer, and personalised healthcare.

Sep 18, 2018 02:23 PM


The KCCG has welcomed science teachers to workshops, students to interactive tours, the genomics community to showcases and more.

May 24, 2018 09:35 AM

New resource for clinical genomics research

Garvan is part of a collaboration that has developed an online resource to introduce clinicians and researchers to clinical genomics research.

Apr 27, 2018 11:57 AM

Natural language processing set to supercharge research

KCCG is using intelligent systems to supercharge searching the vast scientific literature.

Apr 27, 2018 11:57 AM

KCCG visiting scientist showcases the power of translational...

Dr Emma Palmer, visiting scientist at the KCCG, has recently published two papers showcasing the power of genomics and collaboration between research and the clinic.

Apr 27, 2018 11:56 AM

Deciphering structural variation with ClinSV

KCCG staff have developed a tool for recognising genetic changes that are notoriously difficult to detect and interpret.

Apr 27, 2018 11:55 AM

Staff profile: Dr Martin Smith

Dr Martin Smith is the Genomic Technologies Program lead at the KCCG

Apr 27, 2018 11:53 AM

Conferences and publications

KCCG News Issue 8