Dr Melissa Davis
Laboratory Head, Division of Bioinformatics
Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Dr Melissa Davis is a computational biologist and Laboratory Head in the Bioinformatics Division of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. Her background is in genetics and computational cell biology with expertise in the analysis of genome-scale molecular networks and knowledge-based modelling.
Melissa did her PhD at UQ and postdocs at IMB. In 2014, she was awarded a National Breast Cancer Foundation Career Development Fellowship, and took up a position as Senior Research Fellow in Computational Systems Biology at the University of Melbourne in the Systems Biology Laboratory, before moving to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research as a Laboratory Head in 2016. Melissa specialises in the integration of genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic data with knowledge-based network models to understand the regulatory logic of mammalian systems.