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Hilmar Lapp

  • Director of Informatics, Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB)
  • Duke University
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My publication profile on Mendeley is outdated and I am no longer maintaining it. Please visit my ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) profile at for a reasonably up-to-date publication list and bio.

Co-authors (395)

Publications (54)

Muscle logic: New knowledge resource for anatomy enables comprehensive searches of the literature on the feeding muscles of mammals

  • Druzinsky R
  • Balhoff J
  • Crompton A
PLoS ONE (2016)
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Phenoscape: Identifying candidate genes for evolutionary phenotypes

  • Edmunds R
  • Su B
  • Balhoff J
Molecular Biology and Evolution (2016)
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Finding Our Way through Phenotypes

  • Deans A
  • Lewis S
  • Huala E
PLoS Biology (2015)
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  • 59


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The 2006 NESCent phyloinformatics hackathon: A field report

  • Lapp H
  • Bala S
  • Balhoff J
Evolutionary Bioinformatics (2007)
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  • 12


Erratum: Applications of a rat multiple tissue gene expression data set (Genome Research (2004) vol. 14 (742-749))

  • Walker J
  • Su A
  • Self D
Genome Research (2004)
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Professional experience

Director of Informatics, Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB)

Duke University

June 2014 - Present

Assistant Director for Informatics

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center

May 2006 - June 2015(9 years)

Bioinformatics Group Leader

Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

September 2001 - April 2006(5 years)

Bioinformatics Research Associate and Lab Head, Computational Biology & Data Mining

Novartis Research Institute

May 1997 - July 2001(4 years)


Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF)

Education history

Dipl. Biology (M.Sc.)

Institute of Biology II, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

October 1988 - January 1997(8 years)

Vordiplom (BS)

Department of Biology, Lüdwig-Maximilians University Munich

September 1985 - June 1987(2 years)