Terry Speed, Ph.D.

Terry Speed is currently the head of the Bioinformatics Division of the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia. Previously, Terry was on the statistics faculty at the University of California at Berkeley, with a research focus on statistical aspects of genetics and molecular biology. His team conducted basic research, collaborating with other biomedical scientists at schools such as Stanford University, the University of Michigan, Cornell University Medical School and various University of California campuses. He has an extensive relationship with the Life Sciences Division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and has been closely involved with the U.S. National Cancer Institute’s Integrative Cancer Biology Program. Terry is a member of the Australian Cancer Research Foundation Centre for Therapeutic Target Discovery, the first initiative of the Melbourne Comprehensive Cancer Centre. He has a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree from the University of Melbourne and a Ph.D. from Monash University. His research is focused on applying statistics to biomedical research, concentrating on cancer genomics.