Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics

Data representation of genome fragments
The Bioinformatics division collaborates with Institute and external researchers in designing, conducting and analysing genomic and molecular sequence studies to understand biology and disease. We also conduct research to improve existing methods and develop novel methods for analysing data.

Health impact

Cancers: bowel cancer, breast cancer, leukaemia, lymphoma, lung cancer, myeloma, ovarian cancer, rare cancersstomach cancer, blood cancer, gastric cancer

Immune disorders: rheumatic fever, lupus, multiple sclerosis, transplantation, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis

Infectious disease: malaria, scabies, tuberculosis, toxoplasmosis

Other areas: congenital disease, heart disease and stroke, neurodegenerative disease, personalised medicine, epigenetics

Division news

Division heads

Professor Gordon Smyth

Lab heads

Dr Melissa Davis

Professor Tony Papenfuss

Associate Professor Wei Shi

Professor Terry Speed, honorary

Division coordinator

Maria Markovic