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Who we are

Helix Molecular Solutions Pty Ltd is a specialist genetics consultancy, based at the University of Western Australia School of Animal Biology.

Helix was formed by as a sister company to, and joint initiative with, Biota Environmental Sciences. The two firms share a similar collaborative and rigorous approach to applied biological assessments. Helix's facilities are overseen by our Laboratory Manager Yvette Hitchen.


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Services overview

Molecular analysis for research, conservation and impact assessment
Helix undertakes mitochondrial and nuclear DNA studies of wildlife populations. The scope of these investigations includes applied projects for environmental impact assessments and conservation assessments of threatened fauna and flora. We work closely with the Western Australian Museum, Department of Environment and Conservation and other researchers to ensure the highest standard of sample management and analysis.

Forensic and quarantine DNA sample analysis
Tissue, saliva, scat and hair samples can be analysed by our staff, to provide taxonomic placement of their source.

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Postal Address

PO Box 155
Leederville, Western Australia 6153

Delivery Address

Helix Molecular Solutions Pty Ltd
Level 1, Zoology Building
University of Western Australia
Hackett Drive Entrance No. 4
Crawely, Western Australia 6009

Phone: 0400 747 197

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