Dr. C. Victor JongeneelSenior Research Scientist, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Director of Bioinformatics, Institute for Genomic Biology, Director of High-Performance Biological Computing, Institute for Genomic Biology, National Center for Supercomputing Applications & Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center & Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dr Jongeneel is a Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), Director of Bioinformatics at the Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB), and the Director of the High-Performance Biological Computing (HPCBio) group at the IGB, NCSA, and the Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioengineering. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles.
Victor is a co-founders and was the first director of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), where he is a lifetime member of the Board of Trustees. He was the founding director of the Vital-IT high-performance computing center of the SIB, a collaborative venture between the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Intel and Hewlett-Packard. From 2007 to 2009 Dr Jongeneel was the Vice-President for Research of the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia, Cyprus.
He received his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of California, San Francisco and at the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research.