Alexander Hoffmann

Alexander Hoffmann

Professor
University of California, Los Angeles

Alexander Hoffmann is the Thomas M Asher Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at UCLA, and the founding director of the Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences (QCBio). Before joining UCLA in 2014, he was Professor of Biochemistry at UCSD; there he founded the San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB), co-founded the BioCircuits Institute (BCI), and transformed the Graduate Program in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology to span the computational biosciences from biomedical informatics to quantitative biology. He holds degrees in Physics and Zoology (BA, Cambridge University), Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Ph.D., Rockefeller University) and owes his training to Robert Roeder and David Baltimore, as well as his many computational biology students.