Wolfgang Huber

Associate Investigator

Dr Wolfgang Huber is an expert in bioinformatics, computational biology and machine learning/AI.

Huber works at the forefront of statistical bioinformatics research. He is one of the lead-developers and founders of Bioconductor. He is a research group leader and senior scientist at EMBL. He is a co-director of the Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit of EMBL and the Medical Faculty of the University of Heidelberg. He also co-directs EMBL’s “Theory” transversal theme.

His group develops statistical data analysis and machine learning methods for modern biotechnologies. He applies them to do discovery science across different domains of biology and biomedicine. He then translates these methods and ideas into reusable tools by engaging in open source software communities.