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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Mark A. Ragan

BIOGRAPHY Mark Ragan is Professor of Computational Genomics at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering, both at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. He was founding Director of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics (2003-2015), and co-founder of QFAB Bioinformatics, a multi-institutional, multi-sectorial partnership focused on service provision. Mark is a graduate of the University of Chicago (Biochemistry) and Dalhousie University (Biology). He was employed by National Research Council Canada (1978-2000) and was a Fellow of Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (1994-2000) before relocating to Australia. Core technologies in his research group include integration of large bioscience data, scalable algorithms on trees and networks, bioinformatic workflows, machine learning, high-performance and data-centric computing. Mark is also involved in national and international infrastructure initiatives in genomics, computing, data and bioinformatics services. POSTAL ADDRESS Institute for Molecular Bioscience Queensland Bioscience Precinct 306 Carmody Road, St Lucia Brisbane, Australia 4072 TELEPHONE/FAX Office: +61 7 3346 2616 FAX: +61 7 3346 2101 EMAIL ADDRESS
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