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Bernie Pope

Computer scientist and bioinformatician

Overview

I am an Associate Professor at The University of Melbourne. 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

Key research areas

  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Cancer
  • Programming Languages

News

Recent presentations

  • Classifying DNA mismatch repair variant pathogenicity using protein structure and function predictions, Monash University Bioinformatics Platform, 27 March 2019.
  • Predictors of class: using protein structure and function information to predict and understand mismatch repair variant pathogenicity, International Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours (InSiGHT), Auckland, New Zealand, 21 March 2019.
  • Best Practices in Bioinformatics Software Development, Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society (ABACBS) Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 30 November 2018.

Recent activities

  • 20 - 23 March, 2019: Attended the The International Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours (InSiGHT) meeting in Auckland New Zealand
  • 15 March, 2019: Gave lecture on Modern Genomics Technologies for the Masters of Science (Bioinformatics), The University of Melbourne.
  • 30 January, 1 and 8 February, 2019: Lectured Introduction to Python Programming in the Masters of Business Analytics, The Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne.
  • 14 - 15 January, 2019: Attended the Pan Prostate technical meeting, UCLA.
  • 30 November, 2018: Co-organised and ran a workshop on Best Practices in Bioinformatics Software Development as part of the Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society (ABACBS) Conference, Melbourne.