Research interests

Julio's research focuses on the development and application of computational methods to acquire a functional understanding of signaling networks and their deregulation in disease, and to apply this knowledge to develop novel therapeutics.

To this end, he collaborates closely with experimental groups and pharmaceutical companies.

Professional Career

2015-present Professor of Computational Biomedicine, RWTH-Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
2015-present Visiting group leader at the European Bioinformatics Institute, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL-EBI)
2010-2015 Group Leader at the European Bioinformatics Institute, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL-EBI), with a joint appointment in the EMBL Genome Biology Unit in Heidelberg
2010-2015 Senior fellow at Wolfson College (Cambridge, UK)
2008-2010 Scientific Coordinator of the NIH-NIGMS Cell Decision Process Center, Cambridge, MA, USA
2007-2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School and MIT, Boston USA
2002-2007 Research Assistant, Max Planck Institute, Magdeburg, Germany
2001-2002 Research assistant, University of Stuttgart, Institute of Biochemical Engineering, Germany, and Insilico Biotechnology, Germany

Current scientific activities

2014-present Co-director of the DREAM challenges
2013-present Affiliated member of Sage bionetworks

Education

2002-2007 PhD summa cum laude in Process Engineering; Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems and University of Magdeburg, Germany (Advisor: E. D. Gilles)
2000-2001 Exchange Erasmus student at the University of Stuttgart, Germany
1996-2001 ’Licenciatura’ (MS), in Chemical Engineering University of Oviedo, Spain, finished with the best academic record of the year

Julio Saez-Rodriguez

Profilbild Julio Saez-Rodriguez

Julio Saez-Rodriguez is Professor of Computational Biomedicine at the Faculty of Medicine of RWTH-Aachen University,and a visiting group leader at the European Bioinformatics Institute, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL-EBI).

Selected Publications