Researcher biography

Mikael Bodén has a PhD in Computer Science and statistical machine learning from the University of Exeter (UK) but has spent the last decade and a half in biological research environments, including the Institute for Molecular Bioscience/ARC Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics and the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, where he is currently located. He is the director of UQ's postgraduate program in bioinformatics. Mikael Bodén has supervised 5 postdocs from funding he received from both ARC and NHMRC; he has been the primary advisor for 8 PhD and 3 MPhil graduates. Mikael Bodén collaborates with researchers in neuroscience, developmental biology, protein engineering and bioeconomy to mention but a few, and contributes expertise in the processing, analysis and integration of biological sequencing data; this is exemplified by recent publications in scientific top-journals Science, Nature Catalysis, Nature Communications, Cell Systems, and in discipline-leading journals Nucleic Acids Research (x5), Bioinformatics (x10).

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