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Stephen Leslie

Professor Of Statistical Genomics
Mathematics And Statistics
science & technology
humans
life sciences & biomedicine
polymorphism, single nucleotide
alleles
genome-wide association study
genetic predisposition to disease
genotype
disease
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Prof

Stephen Leslie

 
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Prof

Stephen Leslie

 

Prof. Stephen Leslie is a statistician working in the field of mathematical genetics. He obtained his doctorate from the Department of Statistics, University of Oxford in 2008.

After graduating Stephen was a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Statistics at Oxford. He was awarded one of Oxford’s prestigious Nuffield Department of Medicine Scientific Leadership Fellowships. In 2012 Stephen returned to Australia to establish his own research group. Since 2016 Stephen has been at the University of Melbourne, in the Schools of Mathematics and Statistics, and Biosciences, and Melbourne Integrated Genomics. In 2016 Stephen was awarded the Woodward Medal by the University of Melbourne, the University’s highest award for research by faculty. In 2019 Stephen was awarded the Moran Medal of the Australian Academy of Science. Stephen's work covers several aspects of statistical and population genetics. His main interests are in detecting and controlling for population differences in genetic data; typing complex genetic variation, with a particular focus on immune-associated loci; and performing statistically rigorous analyses of the relationship of genetic variants to disease.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Moran Medal

The Australian Academy of Science

2016

Woodward Medal in Science and Technology

The University of Melbourne

2010

Teaching Excellence Award

The University of Oxford

2010

Nuffield Department of Medicine Scientific Leadership Fellow

The University of Oxford

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor Of Statistical Genomics

Mathematics And Statistics

Education


Bachelors Degree (Honours) First Class

Australian National University

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Oxford