Integrative Informatics for Infection Biology
“High-throughput technologies are changing the way biology is done, requiring the development of new computational and statistical tools. We aim to harness these technologies to bring new insights into bacterial pathogenesis.”
Jun Prof Dr Lars Barquist
Lars Barquist studied biomathematics at Rutgers University (New Jersey, USA) before working in the department of bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley. He received a PhD from the University of Cambridge (UK) in 2014 for work on comparative functional pathogen genomics at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. From 2014 to 2016 he was supported by an Alexander von Humboldt research fellowship at the Institute for Molecular Infection Biology at the University of Würzburg.