Academic Staff and Research Students

Alison Anderson

Alison Anderson
PhD Student

School of Computer Science & Software Engineering

http://www.csse.uwa.edu.au/~alison/epimap/

email: alisona(at)csse.uwa.edu.au

Research Interests
+ Application of bioinformatics to epidemiology - specifically in relation to man-made chemical affects on embryonic development
+ Toxicogenomics - specifically in using microarray data to investigate effects of low dosage and mixtures of chemical exposures
+ Ontology visualizations and querying

Amitava Datta

Prof Amitava Datta

School of Computer Science & Software Engineering

http://people.csse.uwa.edu.au/datta

email: datta(at)csse.uwa.edu.au


Research Interests
+ Fast sequence alignment on GPU
+ Microarray data processing
+ MicroRNA gene and target detection
+ RNA structure prediction with pseudoknots
+ Parallel algorithms and processing
+ Graphics and visualization

Jana

Jana Sperschneider
PhD Student

School of Computer Science & Software Engineering

http://bioinfo.csse.uwa.edu.au/janaspe

email: janaspe(at)csse.uwa.edu.au

Research Interests
+ Computational RNA structure prediction
+ RNA pseudoknot thermodynamics and folding
+ Pseudoknot roles in regulatory processes and viruses
+ Algorithms for pseudoknot detection in long sequences

Michael Wise

Prof Michael Wise

School of Biomedical & Chemical Sciences
School of Computer Science & Software Engineering

http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/Michael.Wise
http://www.pam1.bcs.uwa.edu.au/~michaelw

email: mwise(at)cyllene.uwa.edu.au

Research Interests
+ Bioinformatics of anhydrobiosis in plants, animals and microfauna
+ Evaluation of bioinformatics methodologies
+ Low complexity/natively unfolded proteins
+ Microbial informatics, i.e. the application of bioinformatic techniques to microbial and viral species and populations