Dr. C. EveloExpertise
Dr. Chris Evelo is the head of the Department of Bioinformatics – BiGCaT at Maastricht University. He is author and co-author of more than 70 publications in the field of bioinformatics, systems biology and toxicology. His main research focus is on integrative systems biology where he uses modern bioinformatics approaches to understand different types of genomics, metabolomics and large scale genetics data by combining it with what we already know.
He is a council member of the Research School for Nutrition and Toxicology in Maastricht and the European Network of Excellence for Nutrigenomics and leading the bioinformatics in that program and a a member of the steering committee of the IMI program Open Phacts, he is also in the coordinating teams for the micronutrient genomics program and for the development of the nutritional phenotype database. Dr. Evelo is also involved in co-ordinating teaching programs related to bioinformatics such as the EU funded Biohealth Computing initiative.
BiGCaT has close ties in both, research and education, with the bioinformatics department of Manipal University, Manipal, India. Manipal University is an Indian partner university of Maastricht University. Since the study year of 2010/11, BiGCaT has been hosting and supervising Master's students from Manipal University in their half-year Master's projects. Some of the core projects of the BiGCaT group are: WikiPathways, PathVisio, BridgeDB, ArrayAnalysis, dbNP.org, CitedIn. Information for prospective and potential visiting students from India to BiGCaT can find projects descriptions and practical information on BiGCaT's Manipal Wiki.
Organization: Faculty of Health, Life Sciences and Medicine Maastricht University
Visiting address: Universiteitssingel 50; Room 1.314, 6229 ER Maastricht, The Netherlands
Postal Address: Department of Bioinformatics – BiGCaT, P.O. Box 616, UNS50 Box19, NL-6200
MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)43 38 81231
Fax: +31 (0)43 38 84149