Florian Mueller studied Computational Physics at the Karl Franzens Universitaet Graz. He then enrolled int he PhD program of the Technical University Graz and conducted the research as a predoctoral fellow at the NIH-NCI. After receiving his doctorate he stayed for another year at NIH as a postdoctoral Visiting Fellow. In September 2010 he moved to Paris and started a joint postdoc at Institut Pasteur and ENS Paris. His research focuses on the development of tools for computerized image analysis and mathematical modeling for biological questions related to gene expression.