Andrew Dalke

Andrew Dalke is the founder of Dalke Scientific Software, LLC, which provides commercial quality software products and services that help bioinformaticians and chemists do more science in less time. He has a background in both structural biophysics and computer science and has been developing software tools for the computational life sciences for nearly ten years. His emphasis is in developing usable large-scale software systems for this field, based on a user-centered design and good software engineering practices.

A supporter of free software and open standards for life science research. He is a cofounder of the Biopython project and serves on the board of directors for the Open Bioinformatics Foundation.