"Accelerating the use of genomic technologies in Australasia"

Member Benefits

For All Members

  • Discounted registration to AGTA’s annual scientific conference
  • Eligibility to vote at AGTA’s Annual General Meeting on matters that impact the Association
  • Peer-to-peer networking within your field of research
  • Access to “member only” area including useful links to genomics related websites, forms and documents and (e.g.) conference presentations (where available), AGTA’s constitution
  • Ability to peruse and post positions and studentships available in genomics
  • Access to small grants (up to $5,000 each)
  • Be the first to know about AGTA – funded genomic technology and data analysis workshops including for NGS
  • Advocacy – have your say in an association that submits opinions and reviews directly to key decision makers including government.
  • Access to a Board of Management who are mentors and leaders in their field
  • Provide feedback to the Association – express your ideas and have them heard
  • For further information on benefits and what AGTA does and can do, please refer to the “our initiatives” page here

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For Students & Early Career Researchers

  • Eligibility for generous travel grants and oral and poster presentation prizes at AGTA’s annual conference
  • Discounted membership fee (STUDENTS ONLY)
  • Career development
  • Access to special student/early career workshops
  • Support from AGTA to organise and attend special workshops – generally as part of AGTA’s annual conference
  • Introductions to key national and international conference speakers
  • Student-only social and networking functions
  • Mentoring
  • Student- and ECR only oral presentation and poster awards and travel support fro annual scientific conference (subject to change, pending convener approval and conference budgetary requirements)


A strong Association is imperative to the advancement of the field. You can subscribe online - this is your opportunity to get involved.