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.


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Recent presentations

  • National and international collaboration to facilitate human genomics data sharing in Australia: The Human Genomes Platform Project, ELIXIR All Hands 2022, 8 June 2022.
  • Lessons learnt (so far) in building a human genomics data commons, Enabling Openness in Australian Stem Cell Research (EOAR) seminar, 25 April 2022.
  • Genome sequencing in meningiomas that have undergone pathological progression (part 2), Melbourne Bioinformatics Lab Presentation, 25 March 2022.

Recent activities

  • 25 May, 20212: Lectured Parallel Computing for Bioinformatics, Masters of Science (Bioinformatics), The University of Melbourne
  • 29 March, 1 and 6 April, 2022: Lectured Introduction to Python Programming in the Masters of Business Analytics, The Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne
  • 9 March, 2022: Gave lecture on Bioinformatics Computing Resources for the Masters of Science (Bioinformatics), The University of Melbourne
  • 16 February, 2022: Participated and presented at the Australian BioCommons Webinar: Establishing Gen3 to enable better human genome data sharing in Australia
  • 8 February, 2022: Participated and presented at NCI-Fujitsu HPC, Cloud and Data Futures Workshop