Associate Prof. Mulder heads the Computational Biology Group at the University of Cape Town (UCT) (

After her PhD in Medical Microbiology, she spent 8 years at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) in Cambridge, moving into the area of bioinformatics. At the EBI she was a Team Leader, responsible for development of one of the most heavily used Bioinformatics resources at the Institute. At UCT, Dr. Mulder works in the area of bioinformatics of infectious diseases, including pathogen and host genomics and biological networks, human variation studies and disease associations. The group also provides bioinformatics support and training for postgraduate students and local researchers. Prof. Mulder is President of the African Society for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and is coordinating the H3Africa Bioinformatics Network,