Professor Cristin Print



Cris graduated in Medicine from the University of Auckland in 1989. He worked as a house surgeon and undertook asthma research in Dunedin before completing a Immunology PhD in Auckland under Professor Jim Watson and Dr Geoff Krissansen. He used transgenic technologies to research apoptosis in Melbourne, Australia, before moving to Cambridge University, UK, where he used genomics to research angiogenesis and reproduction, and was a fellow of St Edmund’s College. He co-founded a public genomics and bioinformatics company in Japan before returning to New Zealand in 2005 where he has been using genomics to better understand human pathology, with special focus on cancer. Cris leads the Genomics Into Medicine program in Auckland. He is currently a Professor in the University's Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, a Principal Investigator in the Maurice Wilkins Centre, on the Science Leadership Team of the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge, Chair of Scientific Advisory Board of the Auckland Regional Tissue Bank and Vice President of the Auckland Museum Institute. He is past Director of the NZ Bioinformatics Institute and immediate past President of the New Zealand Society for Oncology. 

Research | Current

Research group

  • Bioinformatics of Disease

Research interests

  • Clinical Genomics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Systems Biology
  • Cancer

Areas of expertise

Genomics and Bioinformatics

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

Contact details

Alternative contact

phone 86052

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 502 - Bldg 502
Level 2, Room 201G
New Zealand