Professor Naomi Wray is a leading complex trait geneticist. She has developed quantitative genetic methods based upon DNA marker data to understand complex genetic diseases in human populations and to predict genetic risk. In applied research, her primary focus is disorders of the brain.
Professor Wray is recognised internationally for her leadership in the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium and particularly for analyses that unequivocally demonstrate the polygenic and shared genetic architecture of psychiatric disorders. She is recognised nationally for her leadership in establishing the sporadic systems Australia genomics consortium (SALSA).