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Mrs Lien Le
Professional Title: CTO/IT Director
Primary domain: Bioinformatics/Data management
Organization name: Research Data Services
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Brisbane - Australia
Lien is the Deputy Director with the Research Data Services (RDS) Project at the University of Queensland. An initiative funded by the Australian Government to support research data infrastructure and services. Lien is tasked with providing technical and strategic direction to the project managers overseeing the RDS domain projects. Her early priorities have included liaising with all the big partners and determining what their needs are throughout their projects. Lien was previously the Senior Bioinformatics Team Leader at the Research Computing Centre, University of Queensland. She formed part of the Queensland EMBL Bioinformatics Resource node in conjunction with the hub at the University of Melbourne to gather bioinformatics expertise. She instigated and led the successful setup of an Australian based data repository. Lien's previous appointments have been with the Australian Genome Research Facility as their Bioinformatics Supervisor and with the Queensland Institute of Medical Research as their Bioinformatics Specialist.