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Eugene W. Myers Jr
Prof. Dr. Gene Myers Jr became the founding director of the Center for Systems Biology Dresden within the Max-Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG) in 2012. Previously Gene had been a group leader at the HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus (JFRC) since its inception in 2005. Gene came to the JFRC from UC Berkeley where he was on the faculty of Computer Science from 2003 to 2005. He was formerly Vice President of Informatics Research at Celera Genomics for four years where he and his team determined the sequences of the Drosophila, Human, and Mouse genomes using the whole genome paired-end shotgun technique that he advocated in 1997. Prior to that Gene was on the faculty of the University of Arizona for 17 years and he received his Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Colorado in 1981.
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, 01307 Dresden, Germany
Published Online: 2016-06-25
Published in Print: 2016-06-28
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