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Europe-wide, global impact, infinite curiosity. The European Molecular Biology Laboratory is a powerhouse of biological expertise.

With 27 member states, EMBL currently employs more than 1800 people with more than 110 independent research groups and service teams covering the spectrum of molecular biology at six sites in Barcelona​​GrenobleHamburgHeidelbergEMBL-EBI Hinxton, and Rome.

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Nick Goldman

PI in data analysis methods for studying genome and protein evolution, synthetic biology, DNA sequencing technologies. Initial training in mathematics, PhD in molecular evolution; experience at MRC National Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge, EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (all UK).

Bikash Kumar Bhandari

Postdoctoral fellow in the Goldman Group at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute. MSc in physics from Central Department of Physics (Nepal); PhD in computational biology/bioinformatics from the University of Otago (New Zealand).

Charlotte West

1st year PhD student studying machine learning methods to detect selection in inter-species evolution. Previous experience in bioinformatic pipeline development and genome pairwise alignment. Initial training in mathematics.