Joachim Schultze

Prof. Dr. Joachim Schultze, Director, PRECISE Platform for Single Cell Genomics and Epigenomics DZNE, University of Bonn

Since 2007 Joachim Schultze has been Director and Professor of Genomics & immune Regulation at the Limes Institute of the University of Bonn and since 2015 founding director of the Platform for single cell genomics and Epigenomics at the German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and The University of Bonn. In this role he is responsible for developing highly competitive genome research internationally in Bonn. In addition to biomedical research, the focus is on the latest developments in the field of computer science. Modern genome research can only be advanced and prepared for clinical tasks with the help of modern computer systems. Since the end of 2016, he has been working with his group on the transformation of the complete data analysis into genome research into memory-driven computing. Between 2002 and 2007 Joachim was Professor of tumor immunology at the University of Cologne. In the year 2002 he received the prestigious Sophia-Kovalevskaja prize of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung. Previously, Joachim was employed as a scientist for almost a decade at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, an Institute of Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Joachim Schultze studied human medicine at the University of Tübingen and completed his doctorate in Human immunology. He has been working in Bonn for a decade.

Listen to the interview with Joachim (published October 2018)


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