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Faculty Detail    
Name ANDRE LEIER
 
Campus Address KAUL 720 Zip 0024
Phone  205-975-2115
E-mail  leier@uab.edu
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Genetics   Genetics Research Div Assistant Professor
Secondary  Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology  Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology Assistant Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center Assistant Professor
Center  Cystic Fibrosis Research Center  Cystic Fibrosis Research Center Assistant Professor

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Affiliations
Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics 

Biographical Sketch 
André was trained in Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Dortmund, Germany. Following his PhD in Computer Science, he conducted postdoctoral research at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, The University of Queensland, Australia, and ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Between Switzerland and joining UAB, he was a senior research fellow and contracted scientist in Japan. For over 10 years, André has been working in computational and systems biology. His recent research interests include biomedical informatics and computational medicine.



Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Description
Current projects (selection): Rational design of protein mutants; Prediction of protein attributes using machine learning approaches; Understanding the dynamics of receptors and other membrane-bound proteins (e.g. Ras) and their impact on signaling using mathematical modeling.

Keywords
Computational Biomedicine, Bioinformatics, Systems Medicine, Disease Modelling, Membrane Biophysics