Pedro J.P. Mendes
Pedro J.P. Mendes
Professor of Cell Biology and Director, Richard D. Berlin Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
UConn School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2022


University of Lisbon (Portugal), 1988, BS, Biochemistry; University of Wales Aberystwyth (UK), 1994, PhD, Biological Sciences

Professional Area

Computational Cell Biology; Biochemistry; Systems Biology; Metabolomics; Computer Science; Iron Physiology


Internationally recognized for contributions in the fields of modeling and simulation of chemical reaction networks, and computational cell biology, including the pioneering use of global optimization algorithms for parameter estimation; and for creating the pioneering software packages Gepasi and COPASI, used by hundreds of laboratories across the world.