2014 Eureka Prize for Scientific Leadership

2013 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science

2013 Fellow of The Royal Society of London

2012 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation in the Life Sciences

Grants and funding

2014-2017 Program Grant, National Health and Medical Research Council

2009-2014 Australia Fellowship, National Health and Medical Research Council

Service to the community

Editorial Boards

1993 Journal of Computational Biology

1997 Australia & New Zealand Journal of Statistics

Scientific Advisory Boards

2011 Scientific Advisory Board, Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative, Australia.

2011 Bioinformatics Advisory Committee, European Molecular Biology Laboratory Australia

2009 International Scientific Advisory Board, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, UK

2006 Scientific Advisory Board, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute

2008 Scientific Advisory Board, Veracyte Inc, South San Francisco, CA.

2002 Scientific Advisory Board of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute