Advisory Committee

Matt Field is a Senior Research Fellow in Bioinformatics at the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine at James Cook University. He specialises in the development of high-throughput bioinformatic analysis pipelines.
Professor David W. Burt, FRSB, FLS has an extensive background in genome research encompasses more than 35 years of work in the application of molecular genetics in diverse fields.
Associate Professor Dale R Nyholt is a human geneticist expert in the statistical analysis of common complex traits. His expertise spans statistical genetic and genomic analysis, epidemiology, bioinformatics and biostatistics.
Dr. Yaoqi Zhou is a Professor and research leader at the Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University.
Dr Gavin Ash is a Professor of Plant Pathology and Director of the Centre for Crop Health at the University of Southern Queensland. He has over 120 peer-reviewed publications on plant diseases and pests, specialising in biological control in Australian cropping systems.
Lachlan completed a Bachelor of Science at ANU, majoring in Mathematics. After several years out of science working in consulting, he went to the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to do a PhD in bioinformatics.