Prof David BALDING


School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: 307 OGS
  • Building: Old Geology South
  • Campus: Parkville

Research Interests

  • Computational biology
  • Statistical genetics
  • Statistics

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • T. Hessab, RS Aranha, RS Moura-Neto, D. Balding, CG Schrago. Evaluating DNA evidence in a genetically complex population. Forensic Science International: Genetics, 36, 141-147, 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2018.06.019.

  • Mikkel Andersen, D. Balding. How many individuals share a mitochondrial genome?. 2018. doi: 10.1101/374686.

  • Mikkel Andersen, D. Balding. Y-profile evidence: close paternal relatives and mixtures. 2018. doi: 10.1101/373423.

  • Doug Speed, D. Balding. Re-Evaluation of SNP Heritability in Complex Human Traits. Genetic Epidemiology, 41, 686 (1pp), 2017.

  • Mikkel M Andersen, D. Balding. How convincing is a matching Y-chromosome profile?. PLOS Genetics, 13, e1007028 (16pp), 2017. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007028.

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Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Chengyu LI


  • Director of Melbourne Integrative Genomics
  • MIG Director


  • Research and Industry Committee
  • Strategic Planning Committee