Monash technology research platforms

Monash has a strong, integrated network of world-class technology research platforms. These are made up of core facilities and capabilities that provide high-quality specialist research services.

Our platforms underpin our research efforts as well as provide access to our industry and collaborative research partners.

Our core technology research platforms are coordinated through the Office of the Vice-Provost (Research and Research Infrastructure). This ensures our platforms offer a seamless user experience, with strong governance, oversight and maintenance contracts in place.

  • Monash Antibody Technologies Facility (MATF)
    MATF uses high-speed robotic platforms to produce custom-made, high-quality, high-affinity monoclonal antibodies for scientific and medical research.
    MATF flyer (PDF, 1.64 MB)

  • Monash Biomedical Imaging (MBI)
    MBI is a Monash University-led group of biomedical imaging facilities across our partner organisations that include hospitals and research organisations. We facilitate imaging research in    preclinical    and    clinical X-Ray, CT, PET, SPECT and MRI.
    Biomedical imaging flyer (PDF, 0.82 MB)

  • Monash Biomedical Proteomics Facility (Certified    ISO9001)
    Biomedical Proteomics provides a suite of fully automated mass spectrometry (MS) equipment and expertise to provide researchers with the information needed  to understand  the role of proteins and to help identify potential markers of disease, and targets for therapy.
    Biomedical Proteomics flyer (PDF, 0.62 MB)

  • Centre for Drug Candidate Optimisation (CDCO)
    The CDCO is a collaborative research centre that provides drug candidate optimisation services and supports emerging drug discovery and development programs.
    CDCO flyer (PDF, 0.62 MB)

  • Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy (MCEM)
    MCEM is a purpose-built facility that offers first-class research and expertise in electron microscopy and atom probe microscopy.
    MCEM flyer (PDF, 1.4 MB)

  • Monash eResearch Centre (MeRC)
    MeRC encourages researchers to collaborate using the latest information communication technologies (ICT).
    MeRC flyer (PDF, 0.64 MB)

  • FishCore
    FishCore is home to the largest zebrafish facility in the southern hemisphere. Zebrafish are important research models in regenerative medicine.
    Fishcore flyer (PDF, 0.78 MB)

  • FlowCore
    FlowCore is a core flow cytometry unit that provides services to researchers within Monash and the wider scientific community. Our high-speed laser technology helps researchers generate data about the size, shape,  and  proteins associated with  cells or particles of interest.
    FlowCore flyer (PDF, 0.7 MB)

  • Monash Macromolecular Crystallisation Facility
    This facility provides high-throughput protein crystallisation of proteins that can provide a basis for understanding protein function and the rational design  of therapeutics.
    Macromolecular Crystallisation flyer (PDF, 0.84 MB)

  • Micromon (Certified    ISO9001)
    This facility provides fast turnaround in a range of DNA technologies. Our core facilities include long-read DNA Sequencing and Next-Generation Sequencing.
    Micomon flyer (PDF, 1.06 MB)

  • Medical Genomics Facility – Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP) (NATA Accredited)
    This facility is located at the MHTP and provides a range of enabling genomic technologies.

  • Monash Protein Production Unit (PPU)
    PPU offers expertise in protein expression, purification and optimisation using the latest high-throughput platforms.
    PPU flyer (PDF, 0.64 MB)

  • Monash Wind Tunnel Facility
    Australia's largest wind tunnel is leading the way for aerodynamic and wind noise research as well as assisting the development of full-scale production vehicles for Australian and international   markets.
    Wind Tunnel flyer (PDF, 0.76 MB)

  • Monash Histology (Certified ISO9001)
    We provide expert service, advice and training for histological studies involving tissues embedded in paraffin and glycolmethacrylate. We also offer cryostat facilities for frozen specimens.
    Histology flyer (PDF, 0.8 MB)

  • Monash Bioinformatics Platform
    This platform offers bioinformatics support to Monash, international biological researchers and industrial users.
    Bioinformatics flyer (PDF, 0.67 MB)

  • Monash Statistical Consulting Platform
    The Monash Statistical Consulting Platform provides assistance to students, researchers and industry with statistical data analysis, forecasting models, design surveys and in-house training.
    Statistical Consulting flyer (PDF, 0.5 MB)

  • The Southeast Asia Community Observatory (SEACO)
    SEACO is a developing longitudinal demographic health surveillance site located in Malaysia. It captures longitudinal biomedical, health, social, educational and environmental data on  a population of approximately 70,000 people. High-quality data will be accessible for secondary analyses, or we can provide experienced data collectors for primary data collection.

  • The Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Centre for Structural Cryo Electron Microscopy
    The centre houses a unique $5m electron microscope (EM), which aims to transform the way we view the human immune system, and advance Australian research into diseases as diverse as cancer, malaria, diabetes, rheumatism and multiple sclerosis.
    Monash Ramaciotti Centre for Cryo Electron Microscopy flyer
    (PDF, 1.51 MB)

  • Monash Academy for Cross & Interdisciplinary Mathematical Applications (MAXIMA)
    MAXIMA is a virtual and integrated institute with researchers across various departments, who are keen to work on interdisciplinary projects that require mathematical capability, and maximise the impact of research.

  • Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP)
    MARP provides laboratory animal services from several facilities across the Clayton and Parkville campuses of Monash University and at
its Gippsland Field Station.
    MARP flyer (PDF, 0.65 MB)

  • Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
    The Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing takes the most recent discoveries in alloy and metallurgical science and finds ways to apply them in real world applications – working with   partners who need stronger, lighter, more cost effective components.
    Additive Manufacturing flyer (PDF, 0.74 MB)

  • Monash Facility for Instrumentation and Technology Development
    Monash Facility for Instrumentation and Technology Development provides electronics and mechanical engineering services for the design and development of custom instrumentation and laboratory equipment to meet specialised research needs.
    Instrumentation and Technology Development flyer (PDF, 0.72 MB)

  • Monash Immersive Visualisation Platform (MIVP)
    MIVP operates Monash University's advanced, immersive and large scale visualisation facilities, ranging from the ultrascale CAVE2TM down to personal head-mounted virtual reality (VR) devices like Oculus Rift.
    MIVP flyer (PDF, 1.25 MB)
  • Monash Micro Imaging (MMI)
    MMI is a world class imaging facility, consisting of several core laboratories at Clayton Campus, Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP, Clayton) and Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct (AMREP, Prahran). MMI provides instrumentation, expertise and training in advanced light microscopy and all fluorescence modalities.
    MMI Flyer (PDF, 0.59 MB)
  • Monash Gene Targeting Facility
    The Monash Gene Targeting facility consists of Gene Recombineering, ES Cell and Gene Targeting and has an established track record of delivering targeting and transgenic constructs for any animal models, targeted mouse/rat ES clones and knock in/out transgenic mice or rats.
    Monash Gene Targeting Facility Flyer (PDF, 0.59 MB)

  • Monash Fragment Platform (MFP) (Manager: Stephen Headey)
    The Monash Fragment Platform (MFP), located at the Monash Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) in Parkville, provides academic and commercial researchers with access to fragment-based drug discovery (FBDD) technologies for their therapeutic targets.

  • HMSTrust Lab
    The HMSTrust Lab is an open access, state-of-the-art analytical laboratory that makes available sophisticated physical and chemical characterisation techniques to compliment research and to overcome challenges faced in modern drug development.
    HMSTrust Lab Flyer (PDF, 0.55 MB)

  • The Australian Translational Medicinal Chemistry Facility
    The Australian Translational Medicinal Chemistry Facility (ATMCF) is a purpose-designed, outward-facing, collaborative facility to support early stage medicinal chemistry-led drug discovery.
    ATMCF flyer (PDF, 0.48 MB)