Trent is a senior scientist who has worked within the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services for over 20 years. His primary role has been in the provision of diagnostic testing in the paediatric setting. A highlight has been the introduction of microarray based protocols into the diagnostic paediatric setting and the use of saliva based collection methodologies for DNA based testing (both firsts in Australasia). Trent received his FHGSA in Cytogenetics in 2005 and is actively involved in education in the field and is an honorary fellow in the department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne. Trent now holds the position of Business Development Manager within the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.