Jimmy Breen

Telethon Kids Insitute / Australian National University

Jimmy Breen is a Bioinformatician and Genomics researcher that leads a Indigenous data science team called Black Ochre Data Labs. He is Chief Data Scientist within the Indigenous Genomics group that is co-funded by Telethon Kids Institute and Australian National University, and a key contributor to the Australian Alliance for Indigenous Genomics. He has had a varied career in Bioinformatics and Genomics, working in fields such as Wheat and Barley Genetics, Ancient DNA, Viticulture, Reproductive Biology and Cancer Genomics. He is also the President of the Australian Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Society (ABACBS), the lead society for Computational Biologists in Australia.