Life Science Data Analytics
and Algorithmic Bioinformatics

PhD students and Postdocs

We are looking forward for excellent PhD students and postdocs, who are interested in data science / data analytics as well as applications in life sciences. There are currently no open funded positions.

Supervised and completed PhD theses:

  • Dr. Yupeng Cun, Network-Based Biomarker Discovery: Development of Prognostic Biomarkers for Personalized Medicine by Integrating Data and Prior Knowledge, University of Bonn, 2014
  • Dr. Paurush Praveen, Reverse engineering of biological signaling networks via integration of data and knowledge using probabilistic graphical models, University of Bonn, 2014
  • Dr. Khalid Abnaof, Finding Common Patterns in Heterogeneous Perturbation Data, University of Bonn, 2016
  • Dr. Satya Samal, Analysis of Biochemical Reaction Networks using Tropical and Polyhedral Geometry Methods, University of Bonn, 2016 (joint supervision with Prof. Andreas Weber and Prof. Ovidiu Radulescu)

Bachelor and Masters thesis

We like to welcome students interested in a Bachelor or Masters thesis in topics covering our fields of interest.

Supervised Theses (since 2010):

  • Amit Kawalia, Network Based Comparison of Gene Signatures, 2011
  • Stephan Andonov, Ontology Tester, 2011
  • Afhsin Sadeghi, Empirical Comparison of Steiner Tree Methods on Protein Interaction Networks, 2012
  • Sohil Anand, Networks in TGF-beta Stimulated Multipotant Progenitor & Dendritic Progenitor Cells, 2012
  • Nikhil Vinod Mallela, Analysis of Cell Type Specific Response of Gene Expression to TGF-beta Treatment, 2013
  • Richard Schaefer, Reconstruction of gene interaction networks from combined SNP and mRNA expression data, 2013
  • Tabea Madeline Diekmann, Inference of nested effects models from combinatorial perturbation data with application to reconstructing the yeast kinome network, 2013
  • Mohsen Ahmadi Fahandar, Predicting Potent Compounds via Model-Based Global Optimization, 2014
  • Muhammad Ahmer Jamil, Developing a tool for fast analysis of LINE-1 Next-Generation Sequencing Methylation data, 2014
  • Deena Gergis,Modeling Hedgehog pahway in medulloblastoma using Dynamic Bayesian networks with systems biology approach, 2014
  • Nikolas Kleanthous, Biomarker Signature Discovery from Multiple Omics and Clinical Data, 2015
  • Shashank Khanna, Early AD Onset Prediction Integrating Heterogeneous Data Sources and Model Interpretation via Bayesian Networks, 2017