Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Clinics

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What is this service for?

QFAB Bioinformatics can provide advice related to bioinformatics, biostatistics and biodata:

  • Advice on experimental design
  • Recommendation and coaching on analysis methods
  • Analysis of data
  • Interpretation of results
  • Choice and use of software
  • Access to bioinformatics resources and compute infrastructure
  • Recommendations on Data Management Plans
  • Content and pilot analysis for grants
  • Publication revision & help with reviewer comments

Testimonial: “Consultation with QFAB biostatisticians was critical to getting the power calculation right on our successful $1.15M NHMRC project grant application” – Mark Ragan 2014

How does it work?

Please click below to request an appointment based on your affiliation:

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QFAB’s Analysis Hotel allows students and researchers to perform their analysis embedded within the QFAB Team at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB). The QFAB Team will help researchers and students to access tools, platforms, data and international resources as well as providing advice for the analysis.

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This biostatistics and Bioinformatics support is available by appointment to USC HDRs and researchers for up to 8 hours of support.

Additional support might be provided with approval from the DVC(Research and Innovation).

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This support is provided by the Research and Statistical Support Service (RASSS) of the Faculty of Medicine lead by Associate Professor Jason Ferris. It is provided in collaboration with QFAB.


A Statistical Consultant is located at each of the three main FoM precinct locations:  

  • Children’s Health Research Centre (CHRC),
  • Herston: UQ Centre for Clinical Research (CCR)
  • TRI: Centre for Health Services Research (CHSR)


Support for HDRs and Research Staff from FoM

  • Clinics (1 hour consultations) are available by appointments.


Support for Academic title holders (ATHs)

  • Initial consultation to discuss support required (no charge, with the agreement of the centre/unit director).
  • Support for grant preparation (no charge; with the agreement of the centre/unit director). 
    • Grant preparation will involve the creation of a needs assessment and budget agreement for the grant should it be successful.  Funds sourced through grants will become an important source of funding that will enable growth and enrichment of RASSS capability


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This biostatistics and Bioinformatics support is available by appointment to Sunshine Coast HHS employees.

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The resident biostatisticians are available by appointment every weekday.

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Level 4, Clinical Research Facility R Wing, Main Hospital Building (#1) Ground Level Entry Only: Next to Executive Building (#15) Princess Alexandra Hospital, Q4102

07 3176 7135

The clinic is available by appointment every Monday and Tuesday (Wednesday on request) to CHQ HHS (Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service) employees.


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Level 8, Centre for Children's Health Research (CCHR)

62 Graham Street South Brisbane QLD 4101

Researchers and Higher Degree Research students from UQ, Griffith, QUT, JCU, CQU and USQ can receive free consultations to help with research projects, publications and upcoming grant applications. Additional free support might be provided through your Institution (e.g. UQ FoM). 

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