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Peter Dearnden
Prof Peter Dearden
Jayashree Panjabi
Operations Manager
Claire Grant
Communications Manager
Tracey Godfery
Vision Mātauranga Manager

Jess McLean
Advisor - Communications and Research Activities
Science Leadership Team
Prof Peter Dearden
Director (Chair)
Dr David Chagné
Plant & Food Research
Dr Kim Handley
University of Auckland
Dr Jeanne Jacobs
Assoc Prof Maui Hudson
University of Waikato
Prof Murray Cox
Massey University
Dr Joep de Ligt
Prof Stephen Robertson
University of Otago
Assoc Prof Thomas Buckley
Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research
Assoc Prof Peter Ritchie
Victoria University of Wellington
Assoc Prof Mik Black
Bioinformatics project

Governance Board

Dr William Rolleston
Dr Anna Campbell
Dr Warren Parker
Jan Hania (Ngati Tuwharetoa and Ngati Raukawa-ki-te-Tonga) 
Papatuanuku Nahi (Ngāpuhi nui tonu) 
Dr Gerard O’Regan (Ngāi Tahu)

International Advisory Panel

Dr Nick Goldman
European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Prof Elinor Karlsson
Broad Institute, USA
Dr Andrew Gilbert
Bioplatforms Australia

Project Scientists

Genomics Aotearoa includes key New Zealand scientists in this field, with 60+ researchers involved in our Projects.

We also support a range of postdoctoral positions.

If you wish to know more about any of these groups, please contact us: