Senior Principal Scientist in Computational Chemistry, Janssen Research & DevelopmentBiography
Edgar Jacoby holds a Licence en Sciences Chimiques from Louvain and a Dr.rer.nat. in Computational Chemistry from the RWTH Aachen. After post-doctoral work in Molecular Biophysics at Harvard Medical School and The University of Chicago, he joined Servier in 1995 as Cadre de Recherches in Molecular Modeling. In 1999, he joined the Combinatorial Chemistry group at Novartis Central Technologies as Lab Head for the in silico design of combinatorial compound libraries. From 2002-2012 he led the Molecular and Library Informatics group in the Novartis Center of Proteomic Chemistry in Basel. In 2013, he joined Janssen Research & Development in Beerse as Senior Principal Scientist in Computational Chemistry.