Kimmen Sjölander

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Professor, Bioengineering
Professor, Plant and Microbial Biology

308C Stanley Hall
Mailcode 1762
510-642-9932
kimmen@berkeley.edu

For more information, see: http://phylogenomics.berkeley.edu/

Research Interests

My research focus is the application of computational methods for biological discovery.

Education

  • 1997 Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • 1993 B.A. Computer Science, University of California, Santa Cruz

Major Awards

  • 2003 NSF Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering
  • 2003 NSF CAREER Award
  • 1996 University of California Presidential Dissertation-Year Fellowship
  • 1996 Program in Mathematics and Molecular Biology Fellowship
  • 1993 National Science Foundation Three-Year Graduate Research Fellowship
  • 1993 Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Experience

  • 2012-present  Professor, Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
  • 2006-2012 Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
  • 2001-2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
  • 1999-2001 Principal Scientist, Protein Informatics, Celera Genomics
  • 1997-1999 Chief Scientist, Molecular Applications Group