A clinical-grade system for genomic testing. A safe way to manage genomic data.
Put a thousand copies of War and Peace through a shredder. Reassemble each book, letter by letter. Check every word for spelling mistakes. Then check every mistake to see if it alters the meaning of a sentence. Then check if that sentence changes the meaning of a paragraph.
We often use this analogy to explain the data complexity of a single genomic test.
Melbourne Genomics has built GenoVic – a clinical-grade system for laboratories that can facilitate each step of this test, securely store the big data it generates, and enable that data to inform a patient’s care.
Why GenoVic exists
From 2014 to 2020, Melbourne Genomics member laboratories needed to perform thousands of genomic tests. There were software tools to manage individual stages of a test, but no clinical-grade system to support the end-to-end testing workflow.
So we built one together, for use across multiple laboratories.
Our system, GenoVic, combined purpose-built bioinformatics pipelines and a variant curation tool with the best testing products on the market – all orchestrated through a unique workflow system.
GenoVic was critical to demonstrating the clinical utility of genomics in Victoria. Four leading pathology laboratories now use it to support accredited genomic sequencing tests.
And that was just the start. We are maturing GenoVic’s capabilities and service provision, so that it can inform a lifetime of precision healthcare for Australians.
How GenoVic works
Designed for health
It’s designed for clinical genomic testing, with health data standards and high security.
Combines multiple tools
It’s a platform for multiple best-of-breed analytics tools. Tools can be added or removed as needed.
Its orchestration engine makes a complex test straightforward.
It’s flexible enough to accommodate multiple different workflows.
Secure by design
The big data from genomic tests is managed securely in the cloud.
It’s designed to be interoperable with other health data systems, opening the door to precision medicine.
“Interoperability was one of the biggest considerations in GenoVic’s design. The need to exchange data between pathology providers and clinicians treating patients was key to supporting patient care and safety.”Dr David Hansen
CEO of Australian eHealth Research Centre, CSIRO
Download our information sheet: GenoVic: A clinical system for genomics
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Our dedicated support team can help you get started with GenoVic. Here's what you'll need to know.
You can also talk to us about managing genomic data or onboarding genomic technologies in your laboratory.