Johannes Kirchmair

Johannes Kirchmair is an associate professor in cheminformatics at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the University of Vienna. He is head of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Molecular Informatics in the Biosciences and the Computational Drug Discovery and Design Group (COMP3D). He is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling.

After earning his PhD from the University of Innsbruck (2007), Johannes worked as an application scientist at Inte:Ligand GmbH (Vienna; 2007 to 2009) and as a postdoc at BASF SE (Ludwigshafen; 2010), the University of Cambridge (2010 to 2013) and ETH Zurich (2013 to 2014). Johannes held a junior professorship in applied bioinformatics at the University of Hamburg (2014 to 2018) and an associate professorship in bioinformatics at the University of Bergen (2018 to 2019). He has been a visiting professor or lecturer at the National Institute of Warangal (2016), the University of Cagliari (2017) and the University of Vienna (2018). His main research interests include the development and application of computational methods for predicting the biological activities, metabolic fate, and toxicity of small molecules (including natural products) in the context of drug discovery.