Andrey Grigoriev

Rutgers University

Dr. Grigoriev graduated from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute in 1986. Before receiving his Ph.D. in molecular biology from the Institute of Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms in 1995, he won four gold medals for programming logic games at the Computer Olympiads, published ten books on C programming, and developed algorithms and software for physical map construction at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. From 1995 to 1998, he served as scientist at the Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin. From 1998 to 2010, he worked at GPC Biotech in Martinsried, Germany, where for nine years he acted as Scientific Director of Bioinformatics. Since 2010, he has held a biology professorship and served as Director of the Center for Computational and Integrative Biology at Rutgers University. His current research interests include genome organization, evolution, and proteomics.