Christian Jacob

Department Head; Professor; Bioinformatics Director

Department of Computer Science

PhD

University of Erlangen, 1995

Diploma

University of Erlangen, 1990

Contact information

Phone

Office: 403.220.7682

Web presence

Website

Location

Office : ICT750

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Algorithms gleaned from nature, biocomputing, bioinformatics
  • Evolutionary algorithms: genetic algorithms, genetic programming, evolution strategies
  • Parallel rewrite systems and their evolution: Lindenmayer systems, cellular automata
  • Modelling, simulation, and visualization of biological systems