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Cedric Notredame


Notredame Lab, Comparative Bioinformatics Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)

Cedric Notredame is a group leader at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona (Spain) that he joined in 2007. Molecular biologist by training, he graduated from Toulouse University and completed his PhD in Bioinformatics in 1998, at the EMBL-EBI (Cambridge, UK). After a Post Doc at the NIMR-MRC in the lab of Willie Taylor, Cedric became a CNRS staff scientist (Marseille). His main interests lie in the development of novel algorithms for the multiple comparison of evolutionarily related sequences and subsequent phylogenetic or structural modelling. He is the leading author of T-Coffee, a popular multiple sequence alignment packages able to combine structural information and sequences. More recently Cedric’s group has developed an interest for reproducibility and large scale benchmarking that ( Cedric is also well known for having co-authored with Jean-Michel Claverie the book “Bioinformatics for Dummies”. Over the last 20 years, Cedric has contributed more than 100 publications in peer review journals that have received over 30,000 citations.