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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

  • Best practices for bioinformatics command-line software with Bionitio, Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society (ABACBS) Conference, 24 November 2020.
  • Somatic variant calling in whole genome sequencing, opportunities, challenges and solutions, Monash Partners Comprehensive Cancer Consortium, Tech Talks series, 20 November 2020.
  • Hatching a plot on the command line (part 2), Melbourne Bioinformatics Lab Presentation, 30 October 2020.

Recent activities

  • 24-26 November 2020: Attended and presented asynchronous talk, Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society (ABACBS) Conference 2020, online
  • 20 November 2020: Presented a seminar at the Monash Partners Comprehensive Cancer Consortium (MPCCC) Tech Talk series, online
  • 28 October 2020: Attended, presented poster, chaired session, and participated in the committee for the Victorian Cancer Bioinformatics Symposium 2020, online
  • 18 - 22 July 2020: Attended, gave presentation and workshop at the international Bioinformatics Community Conference (BCC) 2020, online
  • 2 June 2020: Gave lecture on Parallel Computing in Bioinformatics for the Masters of Science (Bioinformatics), The University of Melbourne