The GIH Steering Committee meets throughout the year, to set strategic directions, discuss new initiatives and assess operational performance of the hub.

It is comprised of the Director of Operations (Professor Grant Montgomery), Operations Manager (Dr Brooke Purdue) and chaired by Professor Robert Henry (QAAFI) with representatives from partner organisations at the University including:

Faculty of Science:

Faculty of Medicine: 

Research Institutes: 

Centers


Previous valued members of the GIH Steering Committee include Professor Dave Burt (Ex Chair and Director of UQ Genomics), Professor Brandon Wainright (Ex Institute for Molecular Biosciences), Dr Timothy Bredy (Queensland Brain Institute) and Professor Pankaj Shah (Queenland Brain Institute), Joanna Crawford (Ex GIH) and Dr Brooke Gardiner (Ex UQ Genomics).

  • Professor Joe Shapter

    Professor Joe Shapter

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Res Infra)
    Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)
    Affiliate Professor
    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
  • Professor Grant Montgomery

    Professor Grant Montgomery

    Director
    Genome Innovation Hub (GIH)
    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Biosciences (IMB)
    Affiliate Professorial Research Fellow
    Queensland Brain Institute (QBI)
    Affiliate Professorial Research Fellow
    Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)
  • Professor Robert Henry

    Professor Robert Henry

    Professor of Innovation in Agriculture
    Centre for Crop Science, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
  • Professor Paul Clarke

    Professor Paul Clarke

    Director, UQ Diamantina Institute
    The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Ian Henderson

    Professor Ian Henderson

    Director
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
    Affiliate Professor
    UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Faculty of Medicine
    Affiliate Professor
    School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science
  • Associate Professor Lee Hickey

    Associate Professor Lee Hickey

    Principal Research Fellow
    Centre for Crop Science, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
  • Professor Paul Young

    Professor Paul Young

    Head of School
    School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science
    Affiliate Professor
    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
    Affiliated Professor
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Phil Hugenholtz

    Professor Phil Hugenholtz

    ARC Australian Laureate Fellow
    School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science
    Affiliate Professor
    The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor David Paterson

    Professor David Paterson

    Director
    UQ Centre for Clinical Research Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Naomi Wray

    Professor Naomi Wray

    NHMRC Leadership Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
    Affiliate Professor
    Queensland Brain Institute
  • Professor Helen Cooper

    Professor Helen Cooper

    Deputy Director (Research)
    Queensland Brain Institute
  • Professor Alan Rowan

    Professor Alan Rowan

    Institute Director
    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
  • Associate Professor Claire Côte

    Associate Professor Claire Côte

    Director Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry
    Sustainable Minerals Institute
  • Dr Kirsty Short

    Dr Kirsty Short

    Australian Research Fellow
    School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science