University of Melbourne MBP Users' Committee



The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and ImmunityCOLLABORATOR
University of MelbourneCOLLABORATOR
Melbourne BioinformaticsLEAD INSTITUTE
St Vincent's Institute of Medical ResearchCOLLABORATOR


Funded through the University of Melbourne MCRIP scheme


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Established with funding from the University of Melbourne’s Collaborative Research Infrastructure Program, this project aims to:

  1. provide timely access to bioinformatics expertise, including best practice in data life cycle tools and platforms for bioscientists from the Melbourne precinct
  2. contribute to the development of and provide training in bioinformatics for end users
  3. provide advice about and access to high performance computing
  4. provide bioinformatics support to life scientists from the Melbourne precinct
  5. engage and liaise with EMBL-ABR to maximise awareness about national level activities in bioinformatics as well as engage with best practice approaches across a variety of aspects including: data management, software tools and methods, computational platforms and bioinformatics expertise.

The Users’ Committee currently comprises:

Dr Craig Morton, St Vincent’s Institute for Medical Research (Chair)
Dr Neil Young, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Science (Secretary)
Dr Jan Schroeder, Faculty of Engineering
Dr Alexandre Fournier- Level, Faculty of Science
Assoc Prof Daniel Park, Faculty of MDHS & VLSCI
Assoc Prof Tim Stinear, Faculty of MDHS & Peter Doherty Institute
Dr Glen Carter, Faculty of MDHS & Peter Doherty Institute
Dr Daniel Buchanan, Faculty of MDHS

The Committee may be contacted through the Secretary, Neil Young.