Dr Joseph Powell is a group leader at IMB. His lab develops and applies computational genomics approaches to investigate the genetic control of genome regulation and its role in contributing to the susceptibility to disease.

Dr Powell completed a BSc at Imperial College London, and in 2009, obtained his PhD from the Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh. In 2010, he subsequently moved to Brisbane to work with Professor Peter Visscher, first as a research fellow and then as a team leader.

During this time, he co-led the formation of the Consortium for the Architecture of Gene Expression, an international effort to share raw-level transcriptomic and genomics data.

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