Computational Biology of Infection Research
Alice Carolyn McHardy holds a diploma in biochemistry and a doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat) in bioinformatics, both from Bielefeld University in Germany. From 2005 to 2007 she first was a postdoc and then a permanent staff member in the Bioinformatics and Pattern Discovery Group at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, USA.
She then became the head of the independent research group for Computational Genomics and Epidemiology at the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science in Saarbrücken. In 2010, she was appointed Chair of Algorithmic Bioinformatics at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf.
In 2014, she became head of the Department of Computational Biology of Infection Research at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig and was appointed as a full professor at TU Braunschweig.