Sofia University â€œSt. Kliment Ohridskiâ€,
Robert Penchovsky is an associate professor of genetics, synthetic biology, and bioinformatics and molecular evolution at the Faculty of Biology, Sofia University â€œSt. Kliment Ohridskiâ€, Bulgaria, where he obtained his Masterâ€™s degree in biochemistry and molecular genetics, and his Ð°ssociateâ€™s degree in applied computer sciences. He earned his Doctoralâ€™s degree in genetics from Cologne University, Germany while researching in the fields of microfluidics and DNA computing for the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft at Schloss Birlinghoven in Sankt Augustin (near Bonn), Germany. Robert did his postdoctoral study in the fields of computational and RNA synthetic biology at Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. As a research and teaching faculty at the Sofia University since 2010, Robert pioneered the teaching and research in the field of synthetic biology, genomes, and bioinformatics. For more information on his research and teaching activities.