Paul Gardner

Paul is an Associate Professor of Bioinformatics at the University of Otago. His research interests include non-coding RNAs, bioinformatics, genome annotation and the analysis of genome variation. Paul is a sporadic WikipedianBlogger and Tweeter. Much of his lecture material is freely available. He is the Assistant Editor in Chief for RNA Biology.

Meet the Team

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Dr Chun Shen Lim


im has a PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Otago. He is carrying on research into gene expression optimisation and modelling biomolecular interactions.

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Thomas Nicolson

PhD student

Tom works on bacterial sRNA evolution.


Bikash Kumar Bhandari

PhD student

Bikash is working alongside Dr Chun Shen Lim, assisting with research into optimising protein expression.