• J. Kim is with the Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
• I. Jonassen is with the Department of Informatics and Computational Biology Unit, University of Bergen, HIB N5020 Bergen, Norway.
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Junhyong Kim is the Edmund J. and Louise Kahn Term Endowed Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds joint appointments in the Department of Computer and Information Science, Penn Center for Bioinformatics, and the Penn Genomics Institute. He serves on the editorial board of Molecular Development and Evolution and the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, the council of the Society for Systematic Biology, and the executive committee of the Cyber Infrastructure for Phylogenetics Research. His research focuses on computational and experimental approaches to comparative development. The current focus of his lab is in three areas: computational phylogenetics, in silico gene discovery, and comparative development using genome-wide gene expression data.
Inge Jonassen is a professor of computer science in the Department of Informatics at the University of Bergen in Norway, where he is member of the bioinformatics group. He is also affiliated with the Bergen Center for Computational Science at the same university where he heads the Computational Biology Unit. He is also vice president of the Society for Bioinformatics in the Nordic Countries (SocBiN) and a member of the board of the Nordic Bioinformatics Network. He coordinates the technology platform for bioinformatics funded by the Norwegian Research Council functional genomics programme FUGE. He has worked in the field of bioinformatics since the early 1990s, where he has primarily focused on methods for discovery of patterns with applications to biological sequences and structures and on methods for the analysis of microarray gene expression data.