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Bioinformatics Institute

The Bioinformatics Institute (BI) is a research and education centre bringing together biosciences, health sciences, computer science, mathematics, and statistics to understand complex datasets. The Institute is based in the Faculty of Science and affiliated with the Faculty Medical and Health Sciences.

The Bioinformatics Institute contributes to bioinformatics education at the University of Auckland, and provides consulting services operated in conjunction with New Zealand Genomics Ltd (NZGL), a nationally coordinated initiative that makes access to genomics and bioinformatics techniques accessible to New Zealand researchers. The Institute also provides facilities for graduates students at the University of Auckland and provides training and support for biological, ecological and medical researchers from any organisation using bioinformatics.


  • Courses and training

    Details of training programs and educational courses in bioinformatics, including those administered by the Institute.

  • Our people

    Our staff, affiliates, and alumni.