Milot Mirdita

Postdoctoral researcher

Seoul National University


Milot Mirdita is a postdoctoral researcher at Seoul National University, where he works with Martin Steinegger. His expertise includes bioinformatics, metagenomics, protein structure prediction and machine learning. He is the developer and maintainer of many open-source tools like ColabFold, MMseqs2 and Foldseek. Milot hold a PhD from the University of Göttingen and the MPI-NAT, where he previously worked with Johannes Söding.


  • Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat., summa cum laude), 2022

    University of Göttingen & Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences

  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, 2016

    Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

  • B.Sc. in Bioinformatics, 2016

    Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich & Technical University of Munich