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Director of ELIXIR




Niklas is the Director of ELIXIR, the pan-European, distributed research infrastructure for the sharing of life-science data. ELIXIR’s core objective is to ensure that Europe can continue to handle a rapidly growing volume and variety of data from high-throughput experiments such as DNA sequencing. Proper management of this information promotes knowledge-based economic growth and facilitates the translation of research into innovations that meet global challenges in food security, energy and health. Dr Blomberg, a Swedish national, obtained his BSc in Chemistry from Göteborg University and his PhD from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg. He was previously Principal Scientist and Team Leader in Computational Chemistry and Computational Biology at AstraZeneca R&D Mölndal, Sweden, where he enjoyed a successful career since 1999. In addition, he has been an industry advisor in national eScience initiatives and an active participant in cross-industry research programmes.


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