Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin received the PhD and the HDR degrees in optics and signal processing from the Institut d’Optique Théorique et Appliquée, University of Paris-Orsay, France. He is the head of the BioImage Analysis Unit and the chair of the Cell Biology and Infection Department at Institut Pasteur. He was a cofounder of the Institut Pasteur Korea, Seoul, where he held a joint appointment as a Chief Technology Officer from 2004 to 2005. Previous to that, he was a staff scientist at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, from 1990 to 1998. His research interests are in image analysis of multidimensional microscopy images, computer vision and motion analysis for cellular dynamics, and in multidisciplinary approaches for biological imaging. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, past Chair of the IEEE SPS Bio Imaging and Signal Processing Technical Committee (BISP-TC), a senior area editor of the IEEE Signal Processing Letters, and a member of the Editorial Board of the journals Medical Image Analysis and BMC Bioinformatics. He was the general chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging in 2008.