Bernie Pope

Computer scientist and bioinformatician


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. I am also enthusiastic about education and have extensive experience teaching at the university level.


Other Affiliations and Duties


Recent presentations

  • Ultra-sensitive detection of ctDNA enriches for patients with greater risk of recurrence in clinically localised prostate cancer, Cancer Bioinformatics Australia Symposium 2024, 25 June 2024.
  • Case studies in genomic cohort data sharing, Research Data Alliance (RDA) 22nd Virtual Plenary Meeting, 16 May 2024.
  • Human genomics data sharing and analysis in Australia: An ongoing journey, ELIXIR Human Data Communities Meeting, 19 March 2024.

Recent activities

  • 25 June, 2024: Attended and presented a poster at the Cancer Bioinformatics Australia Symposium 2024, Melbourne
  • 6-8 May, 2024: Attended the Pan Prostate Cancer Group Meeting in Sydney, Australia
  • 11 March - 9 May, 2024: Lectured and Coordinated the subject Coding for Business Problems in the Masters of Business Analytics at the Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne
  • 1 May, 2024: Gave lecture on Parallelism for the Masters of Science (Bioinformatics), The University of Melbourne
  • 19 March, 2024: Presented at the ELIXIR Human Data Communities Meeting (online)