Sven Bergmann heads the Computational Biology Group since 2005 when he joined the Faculty of Biology and Medicine at the University of Lausanne. Sven became Associate Professor in 2010 after successfully completing his tenure track. He is also affiliated with the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics since 2006.
Sven studied theoretical particle physics with Prof. Yosef Nir at the Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel) where he received his PhD in 2001 for studies of neutrino oscillations and CP violation. He then joined the laboratory of Prof. Naama Barkai in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the same institute, where he first worked as a Koshland postdoctoral fellow and later as staff scientist.