About the Author
Katharina Dittmar de la Cruz holds both a Ph.D. in Molecular Parisitology and Entomology and a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, both from the University of Leipzig, Germany.?An expert in phylogenetics, molecular evolution, and bioinformatics, she has recently turned her attention toward examining the implications of evolutionary forces on drug design.?Dr. Dittmar is an Assistant Professor at the SUNY University at Buffalo.
David Liberles earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology working on the biochemsitry of nucleic acids.?Subsequently, he has developed significant expertise in bioinformatics, computational biology and functional genomics.?His broad experience includes a professorship at the Stockholm Bioinformatics Center and consultancies with Novo Nordisk and other private research and diagnostic companies.?Currently he is Vice-Director of the University of Wyoming Bioinformatics Center and Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology.