People

The Genomics Platform has three staff who are guided by a director and steering committee.

Contacts

Steering committee

A number of senior researchers of La Trobe University guide the directions taken by the platform:

  • Jim Whelan (Chair)
  • Christopher Adda
  • Mike Clarke
  • Ashley Franks
  • Warwick Grant
  • Andy Hill
  • Susan Hoebee
  • Mathew Lewsey
  • Andrew Robinson
  • Brian Smith
  • Emma Curtis-Bramwell (Secretariat)

Staff

Director - Professor Jim Whelan

Professor Jim Whelan runs the Genomics Platform under the guidance of the Genomics Platform Steering Committee.

Bioinformatician - Andrew Robinson

  • General Bioinformatics Advice: Software usage, Basic QC, Read-mapping, variant calling
  • Data Processing: Scripting, Parallel Computing etc
  • Bio-Computing: CLC Genomics, High-Performance Computing (LIMS-HPC)
  • Software Install: Software packages on LIMS-HPC

Bioinformatician - Yinan Wang

  • Differential Expression: RNA-Seq/transcriptomics, Microarray
  • Analysis: Go term/pathway, Gene set testing, ChIP-Seq, Variant Calling, etc.
  • General Bioinformatics Advice: R (Statistics) etc.

Research Officer - Asha Haslem

  • Sample preparation: Advice, training and service

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