Sebastian Maurer-Stroh obtained his PhD degree from the University of Vienna, Austria, before carrying out research at the VIB Switch laboratory in Brussels, Belgium, under a Marie Curie fellowship. He joined A*STAR’s Bioinformatics Institute (BII) in 2007 and now leads a group of experts in protein sequence analysis as a Senior Principal Investigator. He was appointed Deputy Executive Director (Research) at BII in 2019. Maurer-Stroh also spearheads industry collaborations with local SMEs and large multinationals on sequence analysis and prediction of allergenicity potential of proteins.
Xiuju Fu received her PhD in 2002 from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in Information Sciences.