Juergen Cox


Dr. Juergen Cox

RWTH Aachen University in Germany

Dr. Cox earned his Master’s degree in physics from RWTH Aachen University in Germany and received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in theoretical particle physics. He then worked at the Basel-based bioinformatics company GeneData and, after a postdoc at the Technical University of Munich, went on to work at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Munich on problems in computational proteomics. There he heads since 2014 the research lab for computational systems biochemistry. Dr. Cox has contributed greatly to the toolset of computational proteomics by developing the software platforms MaxQuant and Perseus which are in frequent use in the proteomics community. Dr. Cox has co-authored 126 peer-reviewed journal articles.