Dr. Nicola Mulder
Prof. Nicola Mulder heads the Computational Biology Division at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa and leads H3ABioNet, a Pan-African Bioinformatics Network of 28 institutions in 16 African countries. H3ABioNet is developing bioinformatics capacity to enable genomic data analysis on the continent. Prior to her position at UCT, she worked at the European Bioinformatics Institute in Cambridge, as a Team Leader for bioinformatics resources. At UCT her research focuses on genetic determinants of susceptibility to disease, African genome variation, microbiomes, genomics and infectious diseases from the host and pathogen perspectives. Prof Mulder is actively involved in training and education, including bioinformatics curriculum development. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB), where she co-chairs the Nominations and Education Committees.
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