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Sydney Precision Bioinformatics Alliance (SPBA)


Our research alliance is comprised of multiple research groups and junior and senior researchers from a diverse range of professional backgrounds, from computer science to statistics to clinical medicine. We develop methods meet a range of needs for topics ranging from predictive biomarkers to single cell data analysis. To find out more, explore the sections in the navigator bar above.


Research Areas

- Multi-omics Integration and Statistical Machine Learning
- Complex Data and Network Modelling
- Precision Medicine
- Model Selection and Visualisation for Biomedical Data
- Single Cell Data Analytics
- Brain Omics and the Connectome
- Approximate Bayesian Inference
- Complex Agricultural Data Modelling


November 2021: Andy Tran wins Best Presenter prize at COMBINE bioinformatics student symposium.
November 2021: Dr. Pengyi Yang has been awarded the Metcalf Prize for Stem Cell Research by the Stem Cell Foundation of Australia..
November 2021: InnoHK global collaboration to apply data science and artificial-intelligence methods to solve intractable problems in public health launched involving Professor Jean Yang, Dr. Pengyi Yang, Dr. Garth Tarr and Dr. Ellis Patrick.
August 2021: hRUV has been published in Nature Communications.
July 2021: Hani Kim wins Best Student Poster prize at Oz Single Cell symposium.