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Lukas Simon

Group Leader Computational Biology
Therapeutics Innovation Center
Baylor College of Medicine


Houston, TX, USA


Lukas Simon is the Group leader in Computational Biology at the Therapeutic Innovation Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Simon earned his Ph.D. in Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics at Baylor College of Medicine in 2016 before starting his postdoctoral training at the Institute of Computational Biology at the Helmholtz Research Centre in Munich, where he was awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellowship. After this postdoctoral training, Lukas Simon was an Assistant Professor of Health Informatics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in the Center for Precision Health. His research focuses on the development and application of data science to biomedical, molecular data. More specifically, his expertise includes bioinformatic analysis and
computational modeling of next generation sequencing data such as (single-cell) RNA-sequencing.

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