Roeland van Ham

Roeland van Ham received his PhD in Molecular Evolutionary Biology in 1994. Between 1995 and 2002, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher on Genomic Adaptation in academic institutions in Spain and the UK. In 2002, he returned to the Netherlands and joined Wageningen UR where he became group leader Bioinformatics and part-time associate professor Bioinformatics.
In 2011, he was appointed Vice President Bioinformatics and Modeling at KeyGene N.V. In this position, he leads KeyGene’s data science R&D in the development and application of computational methods for accelerated crop improvement.
Since 2015, Roeland van Ham combines his position at KeyGene with parttime appointments as professor in Plant Computational Biology in the Delft Bioinformatics Group, and since 2020 also as Scientific Director of the TU Delft AgTech Institute.