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Prof. Dr. Daniel Huson

Daniel Huson
Position Professor of Algorithms in Bioinformatics
Office hour Thursdays, 17:00-18h during semester.
No office hour May 9th

Office C310a, Sand 14, 72076 Tübingen
Phone +49-7071-29-70450
Fax +49-7071-29-5148
E-Mail Daniel.Huson at
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Curriculum Vitae

2015-2019 Visiting Professor at the Life Sciences Institute of the National University of Singapore
2011-2015 Visiting Professor at SCELSE and School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Since 2002 Professor of Algorithms in Bioinformatics at University of Tübingen
1999-02 Senior staff scientist at Celera Genomics in Rockville, MD
1997-99 Post-doc in Applied Mathematics at Princeton University and in Bioinformatics at the University of Pennsylvania
1997 Habilitation in Mathematics at Bielefeld University
1994-96 DFG "Habilitation" scholarship
Various visiting positions at the University of Canterbury and Massey University in New Zealand
1990-94 Various scientific positions at Bielefeld University
1990 PhD in Mathematics, Bielefeld University (Dr. math., summa cum laude)
1988-89 Visiting student at the University of Washington, Seattle USA
1980-86 Studied mathematics and physics at Bielefeld University (Diploma, magna cum laude)
1971-80 Hauptschule and Gesamtschule in Bielefeld, Germany ("Abitur", best student of year)


Awards and Fellowships

           2016 Technology Transfer Prize of the IHK Reutlingen 
2013 Winner of the 2013 DTRA Algorithms Challenge 
2007 Visiting Fellow of the Newton Institute (Cambridge University) 
2006 Visiting Erskine Professor at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch New Zealand 
1990 Dissertation Prize of the westfälisch-lippische Universitätsgesellschaft


         2003-Current Program committee member of many different conferences, including GCB, RECOMB, WABI, APBC, ISMB, RECOMG-CG, BioVis ACM BCB
Since 2015 Member of the board of Center for Personalized Medicine of the University of Tübingen
Since 2014 Founding member the of board of CeMeT GmbH
Since 2012 Founding member the of board of Computomics GmbH
Since 2011 Faculty member of the International Max-Planck Research School (IMPRS) "From Molecules to Organisms" 
Since 2010 Member of Scientific Advisory Board of CeGaT GmbH
2011-14 Head of Department,  Computer Science, University of Tübingen
2010-14 Member of Scientific Advisory Board of the Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution
Member of Scientific Advisory Board of the MPI for Developmental Biology
Co-organizer Phylogenetics, Newton Institute, Cambridge
2003-2008 Dean of Studies, Computer Science Department, University of Tübingen
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