$2.2m to establish the new Australian Metabolic Phenotyping Centre (AMPC)

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced almost $2.2m in funding to establish the new Australian Metabolic Phenotyping Centre (AMPC) at Murdoch University. Metabolic phenotyping is a powerful tool for wide ranging biological studies, offering a greatly enhanced range of metabolic analysis.

WAHTN is delighted to be part of this exciting new research centre. The funding is the result of a consortium of all five Western Australian (WA) universities: Murdoch University; Curtin University; the University of Western Australia (UWA); Edith Cowan University (ECU) and The University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA). Partners also include the Telethon Kids Institute, the Harry Perkins Medical Research Institute, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Perth, and the EPICentre at the University of New South Wales.

Associate Professor Robert Trengove, from Murdoch University’s Separation Science Laboratory, is Chief Investigator on the project.  He said: “This is a game changing development and will allow Australian scientists to be part of the initiative for many of today’s global challenges in human and animal health, crop production and the environment.

Please see the attached media release for further details

ARC Phenome Centre