Statistical Genomics

David Balding

David Balding, Professor of Statistical Genomics

djbhandsWelcome to David Balding’s Statistical Genomics group at the University of Melbourne.

I am Director of Melbourne Integrative Genomics and R@MAP (Research @ Melbourne Accelerator Program) Professor of Statistical Genomics, appointed November 2014, based jointly in the School of BioSciences and the School of Mathematics & Statistics.

I also have an affiliation with the UCL Genetics Institute in London, where I was based full time from 2009 to 2014.

My educational background is in maths (D Phil in Mathematics, Oxford 1990) and since then I have worked to develop and apply mathematical/statistical/computational methods and ideas in genetics and genomics.

Some key words:

• Computational statistics
• Epidemiology and Biostatistics
• Evaluation of forensic DNA profiles
• Evolutionary Genetics
• Genetic Epidemiology
• Population Genetics
Please see the menu at the top right of the page for links to further details of my research and how to join my group as an MSc or PhD student.