Lab Head

Rich Edwards is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences at the University of New South Wales and Associate Professor in the Centre for Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton. Originally from southern England, Rich trained a geneticist at the University of Nottingham before moving to Dublin, Ireland to become a full time bioinformatician in 2001. The lab was established in 2007 when Rich moved to Southampton, before moving to UNSW in 2013. Click here for more information.


Åsa Perez-Bercoff joined the group in April 2015 from ANU. She is working on molecular mimicry in host-pathogen interactions, and characterising novel yeast strains with nextgen sequencing.


Sobia Idrees joined the Edwards Lab in January 2017. Her PhD is focused on the bioinformatic prediction of molecular mimicry in human viruses.


Emily Olorin was a summer vacation research scholarship student who is now working as a part-time research assistant, updating the SLiMScape App for the latest release of Cytoscape. Her research interests include short linear motifs (SLiM) in proteins, as well as MRI analyses. Emily previously worked as part of the Cysique research group at NeuRA and for Google as an Engineering Practicum Intern. [LinkedIn|Github|Homepage]

Jiehao Wang is a second year BABS intern working on our comparative yeast genomics project.


Please visit the Alumni page for former lab members.

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