Computational Biology of Infection Research

Prof Dr Alice McHardy

Alice Carolyn McHardy studied biochemistry from 1995 to 2000 at Bielefeld University. She obtained a PhD in computational biology in 2004 and then worked as a postdoc at the Center for Biotechnology at Bielefeld University. From 2005-2007 she worked as a postdoc and then as 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 "Computational Genomics and Epidemiology" group at the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science in Saarbrücken. In 2010 Alice McHardy became the chair of the Department for Algorithmic Bioinformatics at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. Since 2014 she is the head of the Computational Biology of Infection Research Group at the HZI.