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bioinformatics researcher

Jo Dicks, British bioinformatics researcher. Achievements include development of some of the first bioinformatics tools for comparative genome analysis. Recipient United Kingdom CropNet2 award, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, since 1999, GENE-MINE award, European Union Framework V, since 2001.

Background

Dicks, Jo was born on May 28, 1969 in King's Lynn, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University Nottingham, England, 1990. Master of Science in Applied Statistics, University Oxford, England, 1991. Doctor of Philisophy in Biological Sciences, University Oxford, England, 1996.

Career

Group leader in bioinformatics John Innes Center, Norwich, England, since 1996. Organizer Bioinformatics Workshop Annual International Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of some of the first bioinformatics tools for comparative genome analysis.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board: Briefings in Bioinformatics journal, since 1999.

Connections

Life partner Paul O'Sullivan.