Molecular biologist and bioinformatician, CSIRO

Benjamin Mayne is molecular biologist/bioinformatician with expertise in epigenetics and next generation sequencing. Benjamin's PhD research focused on DNA methylation an epigenetic modification, known for its regulation of gene expression and association with aging.

Currently, Benjamin is working on developing non-invasive aging assays using DNA methylation in a broad variety of vertebrates. This project will focus on reducing cost and efficiency of aging assays in a wide variety of species and has the potential to improve wildlife management.

Experience

  • –present
    Molecular biologist and bioinformatician, CSIRO