Section: Partnerships and Cooperations

International Research Visitors

Visits of International Scientists

  • Stephen Richards, Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA, June 2014. Stephen Richards is responsible for the sequencing and bioinformatics analysis of the genomes of arthropods. During his visit, he worked on the improvement of the pea aphid genome assembly.

  • Ba Diep Nguyen, Assistant Professor, Cantho University, Vietnam Nov. 2014 to Jan. 2015 During his visit, Ba Diep Nguyen worked on the design of a new methodology for comparing metagenomic samples to protein databank.

Visits to International Teams

Research stays abroad
  • Rumen Andonov, Professor, Information Sciences Group (CCS-3) from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, USA. Jan. 2014 to Aug. 2014. R. Andonov collaborates with LANL on various research projects related to solving hard combinatorial optimization problems on very large graphs and their applications in Bioinformatics. Two applications were on the focus of this cooperation during 2014: the scaffolding problem in NGS and structural classification of proteins.