Session 3 Chair: Ola Spjuth

Ola Spjuth, PhD
OpenTox Euro 2014 chair: Ola Spjuth
INSTITUTION / COMPANY : 

Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences and Science
for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden

WHEN: 
Tue, 23. Sep. 2014

CHAIR PROFILE:
Ola Spjuth obtained his PhD from Uppsala University in 2009 at the Department of Pharmaceutical Bioscience.

He did postgradual studies at Karolinska Institutet and the Finnish Institute for Molecular Medicine (FIMM) 2010-2014 and is now working as a researcher and Docent in Pharmaceutical Bioinformatics at Uppsala University and Science for Life Laboratory in Sweden.

His main research interests are in high-performance bioinformatics and e-Science methods for improving drug discovery and cancer research, and for translating next-generation sequencing to the clinic.

He leads the national UPPNEX project providing e-infrastructure resources for data-intensive life science research including massively parallel sequencing and high-throughput drug screening.