Peer Bork

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Tara Oceans

Scientific coordinator of the Tara Oceans expedition.

Peer Bork is senior group leader and joint head of the Structural and Computational Biology unit at EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory), a European research organization with headquarters in Heidelberg where he also serves as strategic head of bioinformatics. In addition, he holds an appointment at the Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin. Dr. Bork received his PhD in Biochemistry (1990) and his Habilitation in Theoretical Biophysics (1995). He works in various areas of computational biology and systems analysis with a focus on function prediction, comparative analysis and data integration.