Prof David BALDING

Professor

School of Mathematics and Statistics

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

Research Interests

  • Statistics
  • Computational biology
  • Statistical genetics

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • MM Andersen, D. Balding. Y-profile evidence: Close paternal relatives and mixtures. Forensic Science International: Genetics, 38, 48-53, 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2018.10.004.

  • K Adhikari, J Mendoza-Revilla, A Sohail, M Fuentes-Guajardo, J Lampert, JC Chacón-Duque, M Hurtado, V Villegas, V Granja, V Acuña-Alonzo, C Jaramillo, W Arias, RB Lozano, P Everardo, J Gómez-Valdés, H Villamil-Ramírez, CC Silva de Cerqueira, T Hunemeier, V Ramallo, L Schuler-Faccini, FM Salzano, R Gonzalez-José, MC Bortolini, S Canizales-Quinteros, C Gallo, G Poletti, G Bedoya, F Rothhammer, DJ Tobin, M Fumagalli, D. Balding, A Ruiz-Linares. A GWAS in Latin Americans highlights the convergent evolution of lighter skin pigmentation in Eurasia.. Nature communications, 10, 358 (16pp), 2019. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-08147-0.

  • Maria Simonsen Speed, D. Balding, Asger Hobolth. A general framework for moment-based analysis of genetic data.. Journal of mathematical biology, 1727-1769, 2019. doi: 10.1007/s00285-018-01325-0.

  • J. HOLMES, Doug Speed, D. Balding. Summary statistic analyses do not correct confounding bias: Appendix. 2019. doi: 10.1101/532069.

  • Y You, D. Balding. A comparison of software for the evaluation of complex DNA profiles. Forensic Science International: Genetics, 40, 114-119, 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2019.02.014.

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Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Chengyu LI
Ali MAHMOUDI
Lachlan MCINTOSH

Current MSc Students

Name Project title
Xiaoqian HOU

Past MSc Students

Name Project title
Anthony KOCOSKI

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2019 - 2021 ARC Discovery Improved models to understand the genomic architecture of complex traits

Responsibilities

  • Director of Melbourne Integrative Genomics

Committees

  • Research and Industry Committee
  • Strategic Planning Committee