Michiel Stock

Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher


Current Appointments:
2017–now Postdoctoral Researcher, Ghent University

Previous Appointments:

Ph.D Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, 2012-2017
M.Sc. Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, 2010-2012
B.Sc. Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, 2007-2010

Twitter: @michielstock

GitHub: michielstock

Interests: synthetic biology, evolutionary computing, machine learning, mathematical optimization, computing, open-endedness


Michiel Stock is a postdoctoral researcher at the KERMIT and Biobix research groups at the University of Ghent’s department of Data Analysis and Mathematical Modelling. His research activities revolve around using computational methods to model complex biological systems with an emphasis on ecology, synthetic biology, and plant sciences.

All publications

Open-endedness in synthetic biology: a route to continual innovation for biological design
Stock M., Gorochowski T.E.
Science Advances 10, eadi3621, 2024.