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Principal Investigator

Department of Computer Science, University of Freiburg

Georges-Köhler-Allee 106
79110 Freiburg

Rolf Backofen

Academic Education

1996-2000 Postdoc, University of Munich
1994-1996 PhD, University of Saarbrücken
1990-1994 PhD, University of Saarbrücken
1983-1989 Diploma in Computer Science, Universaity of Erlangen

Scientific Degrees

2000 Habilitation, University of Munich
1994 PhD, University of Saarbrücken

Professional Experience

~ Member, Center for non-coding RNA in Technology and Health, Denmark
Since 2005 Full Professor (W3) at Freiburg University
2001-2005 Full Professor (C4) at Jena University
1996-2001 Assistant Professor (C1) at Munich University

Others (Editorial work, member of scientific councils, advisory boards, awards)

Since 2018 Member of Scientific Board, ELIXIR (European Organization of Life Science Data)
Since 2016 Area Chair, Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology
Since 2016 Member of Editorial Board, Bioinformatics
Since 2011 Associate Editor, BMC Evolutionary Biology
Since 2011 Associate Editor, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
2010 - 2016 Associate Editor, BMC Evolutionary Biology
2006-2010 Member of Scientific Advisory Board, ONTOWERSE Project
Since 2006 Member Editorial Board, Algorithms for Molecular Biology