Peter van der Gulik

Full Name
Drs. P.T.S. van der Gulik
Project member
+31 20 592 4232
Algorithms and Complexity, Information & Documentation


Peter T. S. van der Gulik is a biologist at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica in Amsterdam in the research group Algorithms and Complexity. His thesis advisors are Prof. dr. H. M. Buhrman of UvA and Prof. dr. W. D. Hoff of OSU in the USA. The Ph.D. defense will take place on September 18, 2019. The title of the Ph.D. thesis is: Considerations in Evolutionary Biochemistry. Peter van der Gulik is working on problems at the interface of biology and computer science. He is interested in structure and origin of the genetic code, the role in the primordial cell of the first coded oligopeptide, natural selection under intense intraspecific competition, Asgardarchaeal tRNA, and conserved hydrogen bonds and hydrophobic interactions in protein folding. Up to 2020, Peter van der Gulik is co-author of eight peer-reviewed publications: PMID 19761777, PMID 21358008, PMID 22076654, PMID 23877342, PMID 24178388, PMID 25607813, PMID 27454314, and PMID 28927381 and author of peer-reviewed publication PMID 26580656.