Melbourne Bioinformatics, as a University of Melbourne research platform, is hosted within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS) and reports to the Associate Dean (Research), MDHS. Our governance arrangements reflect current funding agreements and memberships.

Melbourne Bioinformatics Steering Committee
  • Prof Wendy Chapman, MDHS (Chair)
  • Prof Mark Jenkins, MDHS
  • Prof Alicia Oshlack, Peter Mac
  • Prof Tony Papenfuss, WEHI
  • A/Prof Danny Park, Melbourne Bioinformatics (acting Secretary)
  • To provide strategic oversight of Melbourne Bioinformatics for the University of Melbourne
  • To ensure coordination and integration of Melbourne Bioinformatics with other initiatives at University of Melbourne
Melbourne Bioinformatics Users' Committee
  • Dr Neil Young, Faculty of Science (Chair)
  • Dr Vicky Perreau, Melbourne Bioinformatics (Secretary)
  • A/Prof Danny Park, Melbourne Bioinformatics
  • Dr Christina Hall, Australian BioCommons
  • Dr Maria Doyle, Peter Mac
  • Dr Tom Schmidt, Faculty of Science
  • Dr Hayley McQuilten, Doherty Institute
  • To provide guidance to Melbourne Bioinformatics, from the perspective of users or prospective users of the platform’s advisory services and skills development program
  • To oversee and promote Melbourne Bioinformatics’ skills development programs offered to Melbourne precinct life scientists