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The Computational Biology Group has a number of research interests grouped by Academic members.
Associate Prof Nicola Mulder's research areas:

  • Understanding the pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis through comparative genomics and biological networks of the pathogen and host
  • Studying human genetic factors underlying disease susceptibility
  • Studying African population genetic diversity
  • Developing tools and resources to support high-throughput biology data analysis
  • Understand the effect of the microbiome on immunity and disease

Dr Darren Martin's research areas:

  • Viral evolution focusing on the development of computational tools for analysing genetic recombination, phylogeography, and the biological relevance of nucleic acid secondary structures