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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.

  • AB3ACBS-2016 Event as iCalendar
    01 November 2016 - 02 November 2016
    The annual meeting of the Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society (ABACBS) will be held this year with the B3 Symposium (the Big Bioinformatics and Biology Symposium) at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane.
  • eResearch NZ 2017 Conference Event as iCalendar
    20 February 2017 - 22 February 2017
    NZ's annual meeting to support eResearch technologies will be co-hosted by REANNZ, NeSI, and NZGL in Queenstown.