Professor Marcel Dinger

Board Member

Marcel Dinger is Professor and Head of School for Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences at UNSW Sydney.

Professor Dinger has more than 20 years experience in genomics as both an academic and entrepreneur.  He was the founding CEO of Genome.One, one of the first companies in the world to provide clinical whole genome sequencing services.  He is also founder of two successful IT companies and is the recent co-founder of a precision healthcare start-up, Pryzm Health.  Marcel was the inaugural head of the Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics (KCCG) at the  Garvan Institute of Medical Research from 2012-2018.

Professor Dinger's research laboratory seeks to establish new links between phenotype and genotype, particuarly between rare and complex disease and underexplored regions of the genome. 

He has a deep interest and commitment to health and research for the benefit of Indigenous Australians.