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TEDxCalgary Dr. Christian Jacob

Christian Jacob

Dr. Christian Jacob

Digital Biologist and Bio-Informatics Explorer


Imagine the most complex system in the world... now multiply it by a factor of 10. This is the world that Dr. Jacob lives in every day. Modelling organic systems with game-based engines, he operates one of the most cutting edge labs in Calgary (if not North America) on Bio Informatics. A prolific academician and incredible communicator, Dr. Jacob is working on the very edge of what is possible with digital technology. He is a Professor who works jointly with the Cumming School of Medicine as well as the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary.