Principal Investigator

Paul Medvedev

Associate Professor

  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics @ the Genome Sciences Institute of the Huck 

Brief Bio

Paul Medvedev is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Director of the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at the Pennsylvania State University. His research focus is on developing computer science techniques for analysis of biological data and on answering fundamental biological questions using such methods. Prior to joining Penn State in 2012, he was a postdoc at the University of California, San Diego and a visiting scholar at the Oregon Health & Sciences University and the University of Bielefeld. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 2010, his M.Sc. from the University of Southern Denmark in 2004, and his B.S. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2002.

Recent Service

  • RECOMB-Seq, Steering Committee
  • RECOMB PC, 2018
  • ISMB PC, 2017
  • WABI PC, 2018
  • RECOMB-Seq PC chair 2012.
  • IEEE/ACM TCBB, Associate Editor.

Major Current Funding

  • NSF CAREER award 1453527.
  • NSF award 1931531
  • NSF award 1439057.
  • NIH (NIGMS) award R01GM130691
  • NIH (NCI) award R01CA237153

Contact Info

Email: pzm11 at psu dot edu
Offices: Wartik 506B, Westgate W316 
Office Phone: 814-865-0193

Mailing Address 

Department of Computer Science and Engineering 
W316 Westgate Building 
University Park, PA 16802, USA

Curriculum Vitae

For a full description of publications, teaching, and service, please see my CV.

Office Hours

By appointment only.