Professor Marc Wilkins
Marc has over 20 years’ of experience in ‘omics’ research, and in the establishment and use of high technology facilities. He has co-founded two biotechnology companies, has 7 years of full-time experience in industry and 5 years’ experience as a non-executive company director. He has a career total of 210 peer-reviewed publications, 24 book chapters and has edited 2 books. His current research interests are the dynamics of protein interaction networks and the understanding of complex phenotypes by use of next-generation sequencing. Marc directs two initiatives at UNSW: the Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics and the Systems Biology Initiative. He was awarded a Doctor of Science (DSc) in October 2017.
Dr Helena Mangs
Dr Helena Mangs has extensive expertise in genomics, transcriptomics and epigenetics, her passion is to guide and support researchers in their application. She has been at the Ramaciotti Centre since 2011, prior to this she was an NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow at the University of Sydney. Her interest in molecular biology started over 20 years ago, when she completed a post-graduate Licentiate degree at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden followed by a PhD at The University of Sydney. Her previous research spans from blood clotting to RNA splicing and the underlying molecular biology of tumor suppression.