About the Author
Volkhard Helms has been Professor of Bioinformatics in the Center of Bioinformatics, Saarland University since 2003, where he heads the bioinformatics department. He worked for his PhD in the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg and carried out post-doctoral work at UC San Diego. He then went on to lead a research group in theoretical biophysics at the Max Plank Institute of Biophysics in Frankfurt. In 2001 he was selected as an EMBO Young Investigator, and since 2000 he has been a member of the "Faculty of 1000". His work focuses on experimental and computational approaches to the study of protein-protein interactions.