October 2002: Professor in Bioinformatics and Genome Biology at Ghent University, Belgium
June 2001 - September 2002: Group Leader of Bioinformatics and Guest Professor at the Department of Plant Systems Biology at Ghent University (Belgium) and at the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Antwerp (Belgium).
October 1995 - September 2002: Postdoctoral Fellow of the Fund for Scientific Research (FWO - Flanders), Department of Biochemistry, University of Antwerp (UIA), Belgium.
April 1999 - May 2001: Assistant-Professor in the Research group 'Evolutionary Biology' of Prof. Dr. Axel Meyer at the Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany.
October 1987 - February 1995: Ph.D. studies 'Ribosomal RNA as a tool in molecular evolution', Department of Biochemistry, University of Antwerp (UIA), Belgium.
October 1983 - September 1987: Undergraduate studies Biology. University of Antwerp (UIA), Belgium.
Service as reviewer: BioEssays, Bioinformatics, BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Plant Biology, Cell, Genome Biology and Evolution, Genome Biology, Genome Research, Journal of Molecular Evolution, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Molecular Systems Biology, Nature Reviews Genetics, Nature, Nucleic Acid Research, Plant Cell, Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Physiology, PLoS Computational Biology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Science, Trends in Genetics.
Membership in Editorial Boards: Journal of Molecular Evolution (Associate Editor) , The Plant Journal (Associate Editor) , Molecular Genetics and Genomics (Associate Editor) , The Open Evolution Journal (Associate Editor) , Bioinformatics and Biology Insights (Associate Editor) , Advances in Bioinformatics (Associate Editor) , BMC Bioinformatics (Associate Editor) , Genome Biology and Evolution (Associate Editor) , PLoS Computational Biology (Guest Associate Editor), PeerJ (Associate Editor).
Yves Van de Peer is also Adjunct Professor at the University of London, Ontario (CA), at the Departments of Biology and Computer Science. Member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (www.kvab.be) Chair of the EBI-EMBO Practical course on Plant Bioinformatics (2012)