Laurent Mouchard is a senior Lecturer at the University of Rouen, France, since 1999, a visiting Research Fellow at King’s College London, UK, since 2002 and a DEBII National and International Link Member, Australia, since 2009.
He received his PhD in Computer Science (Computational Biology) in 1998 at the University of Rouen (France). Prior to that, he was a Mathematics Teacher for High School students (CAPES Mathematics) in the 80’s and a System and Network Administrator, in charge of deploying the regional Internet platform and maintaining several parallel and massively-parallel computers (MasPar MP1, SGI PowerSeries, IBM cluster) in the early 90’s. He also participated to the assembly of the Human Genome while collaborating at Celera Genomics, Rockville, MD, USA in 2000.
Recent scientific activities include being an independent expert for the European Commission FP6 and FP7, a frequent reviewer for the french Agence Nationale de la Recherche and a founder of the Société Française de Bioinformatique.
Laurent Mouchard is teaching BSc and MSc courses in Biology and in Computer Science at the University of Rouen, and MSc courses on Security at King’s College London, UK