On March 24th we will be hosting Terry Speed for our first COMBINE Melbourne seminar of 2016, titled “Bioinformatics in Australia: the pre-history to 1997”.
When: Thursday, March 24th, 5pm – 6pm
Where: LAB-14, VLSCI, 700 Swanston Street, Carlton
Following the talk, please join us at The Clyde Hotel at 385 Cardigan St, Carlton, for some light refreshments and networking.
Please RSVP your attendance by Monday, March 21st.
Terry Speed completed a BSc (Hons) in mathematics and statistics at the University of Melbourne and a PhD in mathematics and Dip Ed at Monash University. He has held appointments at the University of Sheffield, U.K., the University of Western Australia in Perth, and the University of California at Berkeley, and with the CSIRO in Canberra. In 1997 he took up an appointment with the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, where he is now an Honorary Fellow and lab head in the Bioinformatics Division. His research interests lie in the application of statistics and bioinformatics to genetics and genomics, and related fields such as proteomics, metabolomics and epigenomics, with a focus on cancer and epigenetics.