Professor Scolyer leads one of world’s largest histopathology consultation practices and is widely regarded as the Australasian point of reference for diagnosis of difficult pigmented skin lesions. He co-leads an award winning translational research program investigating causes, prognostic /predictive biomarkers and treatment of melanoma. He has authored >450 peer-reviewed journal publications (>14,000 citations), and according to Thomson ISI, is the highest ever published scientist worldwide in the field of melanoma pathology and also has highest H index in this field. Professor Scolyer was independently ranked world’s leading melanoma pathologist on multiple occasions. He holds leadership roles in the WHO and AJCC.