Current position on board of trustees: Scientific Advisory Board Member
Duration: 2015 - present
Affiliation/job title/status: Director of Digital Life Sciences at Nuvisan; Reader for Molecular Informatics at the University of Cambridge
As well as building up the computational chemistry team at Nuvisan, Andreas Bender is also a Reader for Molecular Informatics at the Centre for Molecular Informatics, part of the Department of Chemistry of the University of Cambridge. His research interests include molecular property - and toxicity - prediction using integrated chemical and biological information, utilizing gene expression data to characterize compound activities, and the modelling of bioactive mixtures of chemical compounds.
He brings a number of skills to the SAB including:
- Small molecule property predictions
- Integration of biology and chemistry data into bioactivity predictions
- Modelling of mixtures of bioactive compounds
- Integration of gene expression/RNA-Seq data to understand compound action
You can see his recent publications here.