Entries by Genics


COVID-19 announcement. Despite the 3-day COVID-19 lockdown in greater Brisbane (January 8 to 11, 2021), our Brisbane and Melbourne testing facilities and labs are 100% operational and processing client samples as usual. If you have any questions, please contact us labs@genics.com

It’s our Birthday!

On December 2, 2018 Genics officially became a company. And today we a very excited to reach our second birthday. This has been achieved with a lot of hard work by many good people, and of course dedicated customers who believe in the power of data to reduce risk and boost productivity. Learn more about […]

Future proofing Australian salmon farming

Genics joins Ridley, The University of Queensland, CSIRO and Deakin University to future proof the Australian Salmon Industry.  We’re very excited to announce our involvement in one of the most important aquaculture nutritional and healthcare projects in Australian history. The AUD$3 million initiative, starting September 2020 and funded by the Australian Government, seeks to better understand […]

We’re hiring

Senior Research and Development Officer – St Lucia Brisbane, QLD Join an Australian company that is a global leader Genics has a mission – To create the world’s most advanced pathogen detection company delivering global food security. Our vision is also compelling – To help farmers reduce risk, boost productivity and sustainability to meet increases in global food demand. Pretty exciting […]

Introducing Shrimp MultiPath Xtra

The trusted name in pathogen detection just got better. Introducing Shrimp MultiPath Xtra Shrimp MultiPath Xtra is our new state-of-the-art early warning system scanning for 14 pathogens of commercial significance. Xtra enjoys all the data innovation found in the original Shrimp MultiPath (13 pathogens) with the much anticipated addition of Decapod iridescent virus 1, DIV-1. Decapod Iridescent Virus 1 (DIV1) is a recently emerged […]

IHHNV impacts on production – Hatchery Magazine featuring Genics CEO Melony Sellars and Alistair Dick.

Australia has a range of commercially impactful shrimp pathogens. These vary from region to region with some causing mass mortality. For instance, white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) and Vibrio bacteria that express toxins. There are also pathogens that cause sustained reduction in growth and survival performance, such as infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosisvirus (IHHNV). You […]