Role: Associate Director, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics
Sujeevan Ratnasingham is Associate Director (Informatics) of the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, and the Chief Architect of the BOLD (www.boldsystems.org) and mBRAVE (www.mbrave.net) platforms. His work focuses on the application of machine learning and high-performance computing approaches towards high-volume DNA sequence and biodiversity data analysis. Ratnasingham is also the founder of LifeScanner (www.lifescanner.net), a conservation technology initiative that provides DNA based species identification tools to citizen scientists, schools and NGOs.
Food from Thought project(s): 1) The Multiplex Barcode Research And Visualization Environment (mBRAVE). 2) Bio-surveillance forAgriculture. 3) Advancing Environmental Impact Assessments.
Project category: Biodiversity Research