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


Recent presentations

  • Human Genomics Uplift for Australia through Research Data Infrastructure At National Scale: an overview of the GUARDIANS project, SupercomputingAsia 2024, 22 February 2024.
  • Migrating Pipelines to Nextflow with Janis, ABACBS Conference 2023, 4 - 8 December 2023.
  • Molecular Origins of Prostate Cancer Lethality, 5th annual RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory & Systems Genomics with DREAM Challenges, 29 November 2023.

Recent activities

  • 19-22 February, 2024: Attended and presented at the SupercomputingAsia 2024 conference in Sydney
  • 8 December, 2023: Attended the Australian Cardiovascular Alliance Precision Medicine Flagship Symposiumat the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
  • 5 September, 2023: Panel member at the 'Trusted Research Environments for Health and Medical Research' event, hosted by ARDC
  • 21 August, 2023: Presented at the 'Careers in genomics: Diverse qualifications & career pathways' event, hosted by Melbourne Bioinformatics/Melbourne Genomics
  • 17-21 July, 2023: Attended and presented a talk and two posters at the XXIII International Congress of Genetics, Melbourne, Australia