Genetic Repositories Australia (GRA)

Genetic Repositories Australia (GRA) is a national genetic repository for DNA & cell lines derived from appropriately consented disease-specific & population-based studies. GRA has been supported by a $2 million National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Enabling Facility Grant and is based at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA).

The Chief Investigators on the NHMRC Enabling Grant 401184 are Prof Peter Schofield (Neuroscience Research Australia & University of New South Wales), Assoc Prof Juleen Cavanaugh (Australian National University), Dr Susan Forrest (Australian Genome Research Facility) and Prof John Hopper (University of Melbourne).


Change of funding arrangements for NHMRC Enabling Facilities

Important changes in NHMRC Support Mechanisms have been implemented; please refer to the following letter for further information.

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Obtaining cost estimates for NHMRC Project Grant submissions

If you are intending to submit a Project Grant application which involves the use of Genetic Repositories Australia, then please contact the GRA Facility Manager Steve Turner on s.turner@neura.edu.au or (02 9399 1668) as soon as possible to discuss your proposal and to obtain a cost estimate.

Staff members 
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Steve Turner
Senior Research Facility Manager
T: +612 9399 1668
E: s.turner@neura.edu.au
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Lauren Curphey
Research Assistant
T: +612 9399 1746
E: l.curphey@neura.edu.au
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Wendy Wu
Technical Assistant
T: +612 9399 1746
E: w.wu@neura.edu.au
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Nikita He
Technical Assistant
T: +612 9399 1746
E: n.he@neura.edu.au

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