Dr Simone Linz

MSc, PhD

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Senior Lecturer

Biography

Simone Linz is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Auckland and an Associate Investigator of Te Pūnaha Matatini - The Centre for Complex Systems and Networks (CoRE).

Prior to joining the University of Auckland, she was a Marie Curie Fellow in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Canterbury and in the Center for Bioinformatics at the University of Tübingen, funded by a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship and awarded by the European Commission.

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Research | Current

Mathematical and computational biology; in particular algorithmic and combinatorial problems arising in phylogenetics, i.e. the reconstruction and analysis of evolutionary trees and networks.

Teaching | Current

2018 S1 COMPSCI 225, BIOINF 702

All teaching material is available on Canvas.

Postgraduate supervision

Current PhD students:

  • Jonathan Klawitter
  • Nguyet Tran

Distinctions/Honours

2015 Marsden Fund Fast-Start Grant (PI) for three years, awarded by the Royal Society of New Zealand.

2015 Selected participant of the year-long Women in Leadership Programme 2016 at the University of Auckland.

2011 Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship for three years, awarded by the European Commission.

Responsibilities

Computer Science Tuakana coordinator.

Computer Science Stage-2 coordinator.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303S - Bldg 303S
Level 4, Room 481
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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