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John Pearson is a trained biochemist and has spent the last 25 years creating software for medical researchers. John has worked in Australia and the United States and has held software development grants from Microsoft, the American Cancer Society, and the US National Institutes of Health.
2017-Current: Co-Founder, genomiQa
2014-Current: Manager, Genome Informatics Group, QIMR Berghofer
2010-2014: Senior Bioinformatics Manager, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland
2003-2009: Head, Bioinformatics Research Unit, TGen
2001-2003: Lead Senior Scientific Programmer, National Institutes of Health (NHGRI)
2000-2001: Scientific Programmer, National Institutes of Health (NHGRI)
The Genome Informatics Group works on the analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data and its research and clinical applications, particularly with respect to cancer. Cancer is increasingly being viewed as a disease where the tissue of origin is less important therapeutically than the unique spectrum of mutations found in the individual patient’s tumour.
1994: Graduate Certificate of Engineering and Technology Management, University of Queensland
1990: Graduate Diploma in Computing Science, Distinction, Queensland University of Technology
1987: B.Sc. Hons, Physiology and Pharmacology, First Class Honours, University of Queensland
1986: Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, University of Queensland