About AgriBio

AgriBio brings together La Trobe's world-class research and the work of the Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions (DJSIR) – the largest agricultural R&D organisation in the state.

The vision

To be among international leaders in agricultural bioscience research and development addressing food security by:

  • improving productivity and sustainability
  • fighting disease
  • reducing environmental impacts
  • supporting agricultural education.

State-of-the-art facilities

AgriBio provides researchers with purpose-built facilities to support their work. Our technology platforms include:

  • DNA sequencing and genotyping for plants, livestock and microbes.
  • Specialised software for bioinformatics and complex statistical analysis.
  • A Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer and multiple mass spectrometers.
  • Controlled Environment Rooms for plant and pest research.


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