Dr James Doecke


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James Doecke is a senior research scientist and team leader working with the CSIRO Health and Biosecurity Division. Leading a small team of statisticians at CSIRO, James's main interests are in the application of statistical methods to biomarker data from Alzheimer's Disease, Cancer Genomics and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. With a back ground in biostatistics, statistical genetics and molecular biology, James has a keen interest in understanding the basic science behind the research prior to attempting to answer any questions arising from the data. In his spare time, James loves fitness, riding motocross and camping in the great outdoors with his family.

Current Roles

  • Statistical Investigation
    Prognostic and diagnostic biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease

  • Statistical Investigation
    Cancer biomarker research

  • Statistical Investigation
    Clinical biomarkers of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Academic Qualifications

  • 2003

    BHSc (hons)

  • 2006


Professional Experiences

  • 2006-2008

    Biostatistician with QIMR

Achievements and Awards

  • 2005-2005

    Australian Bone and Mineral Society Young Investigator of the Year

  • 2011-2014

    Julius Career Award

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2007-2010

    Statistican Society of Australia Inc. (SSAI)

  • 2013-current

    International Biometrics Society


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