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Jan Aerts

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • KU Leuven
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Research interests

Biodata analysis and visualization

About

Jan Aerts is Associate Professor at the KU Leuven and runs the Visual Data Analysis Lab (http://vda-lab.be). This lab is part of Bioinformatics at the Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT/STADIUS), Faculty of Engineering. With a background in genomics, his current research focuses on visual analytics and hypothesis-free investigation of large and/or complex datasets. Particular areas of research are visual design, interaction design, and scalability. Jan Aerts has been elected as a Member of the Young Academy - Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Sciences and the Art.

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Co-authors (1395)

Publications (5)

  • MCLEAN: Multilevel clustering exploration as network

    • Alcaide D
    • Aerts J
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  • SCENIC: Single-cell regulatory network inference and clustering

    • Aibar S
    • González-Blas C
    • Moerman T
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  • Visualizing and analyzing complex and dynamic networks of flemish tapestry entrepreneurs (1640-1720)

    • Brosens K
    • Aerts J
    • Alen K
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  • A Method to Exploit the Structure of Genetic Ancestry Space to Enhance Case-Control Studies

    • Bodea C
    • Neale B
    • Ripke S
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  • Host-microbe interactions have shaped the genetic architecture of inflammatory bowel disease

    • Jostins L
    • Ripke S
    • Weersma R
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

KU Leuven

October 2010 - Present

Senior Bioinformatician

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

April 2008 - September 2010(2 years)

Postdoc Bioinformatics

The Roslin Institute

April 2005 - March 2008(3 years)

Research Scientist, Pharmacogenomics

Janssen Pharmaceuticals

September 2000 - December 2001(a year)

Data Management Analyst

Computer Task Group

September 1998 - September 1999(a year)

Education

Wageningen University

December 2001 - March 2005(3 years)

Leuven University

September 1999 - June 2000(9 months)

MSc

Leuven University, Belgium

September 1992 - June 1998(6 years)