AGTA – "Accelerating the use of genomic technologies in Australasia"

About AGTA

The Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA; formerly AMATA) is a not-for-profit association and a registered charity, dedicated to advancing and promoting the field of genomics and genomic technologies in Australasia.

AGTA is the principal body for the promotion of genomics research in Australasia. We draw on the breadth of genomics research and technology development across Australasia.

AGTA’s main purpose is to:

  • Foster communication & collaborations between Australasian research groups utilising genomic technologies
  • Convene and underwrite an annual meeting of members and facilitate workshops on the use of genomic technologies and the analysis of genomic data
  • Facilitate and accelerate genomic and related technology development in Australasia
  • Support student and early career researchers, the genomic technology leaders of the future

Join AGTA and enjoy the many benefits of membership and get the most from the collective depth and breadth of expertise of the AGTA community.

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We are now inviting applications for the 2021 AGTA PhD top-up scholarships. The AGTA top-up scholarship is $3,000 AUD per annum for up to 3 years. Applications close 5.00pm AEDT Thursday 14 May 2021. ...Keep Reading


Due to the impact of COVID-19, in 2020 AGTA will host a series of AGTA Live afternoon symposia. Our first symposium takes places on 15 May 1-5pm. We encourage you to join us and keep an eye on the AG...Keep Reading

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