ACWG DNA Labs 2015

Key Info

  • Position Title
    Australian Museum Research Institute

Email Australian Museum Research Institute

The Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) focuses on some of today’s major environmental challenges: climate change impacts on biodiversity, the detection and biology of pest species, and understanding what constitutes and influences effective biodiversity conservation.

Our research is underpinned by outstanding scientific infrastructure including extensive natural history collections, wildlife genomics and microscopy laboratories, informatics and a coral reef research station at the northern end of the Great Barrier Reef.

Our Vision

  • To be a valued global leader in scientific discovery and conservation.

Our Mission

  • To anticipate and answer major scientific questions about our past and our future
  • To protect, develop and provide access to our collection for high-quality, high-impact science and community engagement
  • To develop community knowledge of and engagement with science.

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