Kai Kohlhoff studied computer science, computational biology and structural bioinformatics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Jacobs University Bremen, and the University of Cambridge. After finishing his PhD, he worked as a Simbios Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioengineering at Stanford University, before joining Google as a Visiting Faculty in 2011. Kai is now working as a research scientist at Google.