Joao C Setubal
João Setubal is full professor in the Biochemistry Department of the Institute of Chemistry at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Setubal has a PhD in Computer Science (1992) from the University of Washington (USA). He was a faculty member at the University of Campinas (Unicamp, Brazil) (1992-2004), then Associate Professor at the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, USA (formerly the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute) (2004-2011), where he still is an Adjunct Faculty. His research interests are in computational tools for genomics, metagenomics, and transcriptomics, and applications of such tools primarily in microbiology and microbial ecology.