Dr Minh Bui

Minh Bui is a Senior Lecturer and Leader of the Computational Phylogenomics Lab from the School of Computing, Australian National University, with the motto to enable evolutionary research in the genomics era. His lab develops and applies bioinformatic methods, models and software for phylogenetic inference from genome-scale data. He leads an international team that jointly develops the widely used IQ-TREE software (http://www.iqtree.org) that has been used to study everything from the origin of Life on Earth to the emergence and spread of the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. IQ-TREE 2 recently won the Australian Research Data Commons Eureka Prize for Excellence in Research Software.

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