Awarded for Excellence in 2012
March 2013 - The MHTP Medical Genomics Facility was the joint winner of the inaugural Monash Technology Research Platform Award for Excellence. Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Research Infrastructure), Professor Ian Smith, conferred the award in early March 2013.
"This award recognises the importance the Monash research technology platforms play in driving research outcomes..." Prof Smith said. "The achievements and levels of excellence that these platforms have accomplished is a direct reflection of their high quality leadership and management".
The MHTP Medical Genomics Facility, managed by Ms Vivien Vasic, provides a range of enabling genomics services including DNA sequencing.
"Vivien has led the Medical Genomics Facility to an outstanding level of quality assurance by achieving NATA accreditation. She has also secured funding to expand the facility to offer a comprehensive suite of state of the art clinical genomics services," Professor Smith said.