Alexander Pico, Ph.D., is Chief Science Officer at Alitora Systems.
Dr. Pico holds a PhD in Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics and has over 10 years of bioinformatics experience in data mining, analysis, visualization and integration. Over the past 5 years he has led the GenMAPP pathway analysis project, managing software development and coordinating research projects involving wet lab biologists and senior programmers. Dr. Pico is a member of the Cytoscape core development team, a creator of SNPLogic.org, and a founder of WikiPathways.org. He has also administered GenMAPP's participation in the Google Summer of Code program for the last 3 consecutive years. Dr. Pico also works with the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco as a Bioinformatics Software Engineer.