Alemayehu A. Gorfe0000-0002-9328-4692
Alemayehu A. Gorfe joined the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2009 as an Assistant Professor of integrative biology and pharmacology. He earned his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and M.S. degree in chemistry from the University Tromsoe, Norway. He did his postdoctoral training in computational structural biology with Professor Amedeo Caflisch at the University of Zurich and in computational chemistry with Professor J. Andrew McCammon at the University of California, San Diego, Cali, USA. Dr. Gorfe is the recipient of an outstanding Ph.D. thesis award from the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Science of the University of Zurich in 2003, the Young Academics of the University Zurich postdoctoral training fellowship (2005–2007), and a scholarship from the University of Tromsoe (1997–1999). In addition to his appointment at the Medical School, Dr. Gorfe is a faculty member of the UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and an adjunct faculty member of the School of Biomedical Informatics. He is affiliated with several Houston area Computational, Biophysical, and Biomedical Research Centers.
Biography Updated on 5 March 2012