Program Coordinator, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and Bioinformatics Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF).
Roderic Guigó obtained his PhD in 1988 for work on Computational Methods on Evolutionary Ecology carried at the Department of Statistics from the Universitat de Barcelona.
He did post-doctoral research with Dr. Temple F. Smith at Harvard and Boston Universities, and with Dr. James W. Fickett at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico (US). In 1994 he returned to Barcelona where he was a researcher at the City Institute for Medical Research (IMIM) and a professor at the University of Barcelona.
Currently he is the coordinator of the Bioinformatics and Genomics Program of the Center for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona, and Bioinformatics Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
Dr Guigo's main research interests are in the understanding and modeling the regulated production of RNA in eukaryote cells