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Professor Kim Anh Le Cao – Melbourne Integrative Genomics (MIG)

27/05/2024 11:00 am - 27/05/2024 12:00 pm
Location
Davis Auditorium

Postgraduate Seminar Series – Computational Biology Theme hosted by Andrew Keniry, Nadia Davidson, Haloom Rafehi

 

Professor Kim-Anh Le Cao
Director of Melbourne Integrative Genomics (MIG)
School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Melbourne

 

Multivariate methods for omics data integration

 

Davis Auditorium

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Including Q&A session

 

Professor Kim-Anh Lê Cao develops computational methods, software and tools to interpret big biological data and answer research questions efficiently. Kim-Anh has a mathematical engineering background and graduated with a PhD in statistics from the Université de Toulouse, France. She then moved to Australia to forge her own non-linear career path, first working as a biostatistician consultant at QFAB Bioinformatics, then as a research group leader at the biomedical University of Queensland Frazer Institute. She currently continues her strong research focus at the University of Melbourne. Since 2014, Kim-Anh has secured three consecutive fellowships from the NHMRC. In 2019 she received the Australian Academy of Science’s Moran Medal for her contributions to Applied Statistics. She was selected to the international HomewardBound leadership program for women in STEMM, culminating to a trip to Antarctica in 2019, and the superstars of STEM women program from Science Technology Australia. Her mixOmics software has been selected as a finalist for the Eureka prize from the Australian Museum in 2023.

 

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