Joshua Payne – Laureate of the 2014 SIB Early Career Bioinformatician Award
Joshua pursued a Postdoc in the team of SIB Group Leader Andreas Wagner at the University of Zurich when he won the award for his project on “The Robustness and Evolvability of Transcription Factor Binding Sites” in 2014.
Today, Joshua works as an SNSF Assistant Professor at the Institute for Integrative Biology at the ETH Zurich. Together with his team - the Computational Biology Group - Joshua has set up a couple of research projects focusing on evolution, gene regulation and the reconstruction of genotype-phenotype maps. To learn more about his research interests, have a look at the group’s webpage, read the interview below with him, or follow @joshualevipayne on Twitter.
Any words for the future generation of bioinformaticians?
Do what you love, the rest will follow!