APAF Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 2
Welcome to APAF's second 2018 newsletter.
In this newsletter we highlight the changes in APAF during 2018 and introduce the changes at the top. Along with our pursuit of NATA accreditation.
Changes at APAF in 2018
APAF has undergone some substantial management and structure changes since July 2018, which we highlight here for our clients. APAF is now fully part of Macquarie University, which does not change our customer focus or role. Whilst APAF’s analytical staff remains the same and retains the quality of its existing services the new APAF will now endeavour to offer more innovative services and strengthened opportunities for collaboration both with academia and the industry sectors. Read more
Pursuing NATA accreditation
APAF is currently establishing a quality management system in preparation for assessment against the international standard ISO/IEC 17025 under the world recognised NATA Research and Development accreditation program. The recognition of performance to an international quality benchmark will give APAF a greater competitive edge and client confidence. “This will offer great opportunities to interact with our commercial clients, especially in the areas of biopharma and food“ says Protein Chemistry Lead Scientist Bernie McInerney. Read more
APAF’s support has been instrumental in securing the success of numerous national and international competitive grant applications including ARC DP, ARC Linkage, NHMRC, Cancer Council, Marsden Fund (NZ), Alzheimer’s Australia, MND Australia, Glaucoma Australia, etc. Read More
New technology and successful services
In 2018 we continued to provide a wide variety of services, to a diverse range of clients, both from research institutions and industry. Quantitative proteomics analysis services such as SWATH and TMT, and Amino acid analysis (AAA) were APAF’s three main workhorses this year. Read more