Bachelor of Science (Honours): 1994
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological Sciences: 1999
Dr David Humphreys is a bioinformatician and lab scientist that manages the Genome core at Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. He specialises in generating and analysing high throughput sequencing data sets.
Has received a number of awards including: 2019 ABACBS Professional Bioinformatician award, 2015 listed on NHMRC reviewer honour role, 2004 St Vincents Symposium Best oral Presentation, 2004 Best oral presentation Paul Korner seminar series
Dr David Humphreys is a Senior Scientist who has training in both molecular biology and computer science. He manages the Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute where he carries out all aspects of library preparation, sequencing and downstream analysis.
Dr Humphreys has a number of active research collaborations, primarily with Victor Chang Institute faculty and St Vincent’s Hospital cardiologists, utilising RNA‐Seq and exome/genome sequencing. His contributions to projects incorporate both laboratory work and bioinformatic analysis. In the lab, he has experience in generating sequencing libraries for both RNA and DNA applications for Proton and Illumina sequencers.