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Bernie Pope

Computer scientist and bioinformatician

Overview

I am a Senior Research Fellow at Melbourne Bioinformatics, a high-performance computing center for life sciences at The University of Melbourne, Australia. My research focuses on applying computational techniques to biological questions, especially related to Human Genomics and Cancer. In addition to research, I am enthusiastic about education and have extensive experience teaching at the university level.

Affiliations

  • Lead Bioinformatician: Cancer Genomics and Clinical Genomics, Melbourne Bioinformatics, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Victorian Health and Medical Research Fellow
  • Honorary Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Adjunct Associate Professor (Research), Department of Medicine, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Australia

Key research areas

  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Cancer
  • Programming Languages

News

Recent presentations

  • Using genomics for better detection and treatment of Lynch Syndrome, Eastern Gynaecological and Obstetrical Society, Annual Partners Dinner, 28 November, 2017.
  • Translating genomics-driven bioinformatics into improved prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer, Colon CFR Steering Committee Meeting, 13 September, 2017.
  • Colorectal cancer susceptibility genes: findings from whole genome, exome and targeted sequencing of early onset and multiple-case families, Familial Aspects of Cancer: Research and Practice, 1 September, 2017.

Recent activities

  • 28 November 2017: Invited speaker at the Eastern Gynaecological and Obstetrical Society, Annual Partners Dinner, in Melbourne.
  • 3 November 2017: New website launched.
  • 30 October 2017: Attended the 2017 Graeme Clark Oration and Dinner, in Melbourne.
  • 13 - 14 September, 2017: Attended and presented at the Colon Cancer Family Registry Annual In-person Steering Committee Meeting, in Hawaii, USA.
  • 30 August - 1 September, 2017: Attended and presented at the Familial Aspects of Cancer Research and Practice Meeting, in Kingscliff.