Exelixis is the Greek word for evolution.
The background image is a view of Mount Psiloritis on the island of Crete in winter 2006.
Our new PostDoc and prior visiting PhD student, Diego Darriba, joined the lab.
Our new PhD student, Alexey Kozlov, joined the lab.
The course evaluation by the students for the course: "Introduction to Bioinformatics for Computer Scientists" which Alexis, Solon, Tomas, Kassian, Andre, and Pavlos teach at the CS department of KIT was very
positive. We received a teaching quality index (Lehrqualitätsindex) of
100 out of 100.
Simon Berger succesfully defended his PhD thesis on January
14 at the CS department of KIT. Prof. C. v. Mering, Prof. W. Karl,
Prof. H Meyerhenke and Alexis were on his committe which was kindly
headed by Prof. Beckert.
Nikos Alachiotis successfully defended his PhD thesis on
November 21 at the CS department of TU Munich. Prof. A. Bode, Prof. A.
Dollas, and Alexis were on the committee which was kindly headed by
Prof. B. Rost.
submitted his Master's thesis that deals with the protein model
assignment problem for multi-gene alignments of amino acid data.
Alexis was appointed as full professor at the department of computer science
(in conjunction with his job at HITS) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Antonis Rokas has written a nice chapter about hands-on phylogeny reconstruction that uses RAxML as example program.