Prof. Alfonso Valencia

Prof. Alfonso Valencia

ICREA Research Professor & BSC Life Sciences Dept. Director at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Spain


Alfonso Valencia, Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, is ICREA Research Professor and Director of the Life Sciences Department at the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC), Director of the Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB) and head of the Spanish Node of the European Bioinformatics Infrastructure ELIXIR. He is a member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO), and former President of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB). He has served in numerous Scientific Advisory Boards, including the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), of which he is currently Vice Chair, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, the Swiss Institute for Bioinformatics, among others. He is Co-Executive Editor of Bioinformatics, and member of the editorial boards of eLIFE, PeerJ and FEBS letters and F1000 Prime. He has published more than 450 articles with an h-index of 95 (Scopus profile).

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Parallel Session: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence; Ethical and Practical Considerations

  • 8 November, 2021
  • 15:00 - 16:30
  • Room 8