Nils Blüthgen

Nils Blüthgen (Chair)

Computational Modelling in Medicine

Institute for Pathology, Charité


  • Mathematical modelling
  • Signal transduction

Ulf Leser (Co-Chair)

Knowledge management in bioinformatics

Humboldt University Berlin


  • Biomedical knowledge management, data science
  • Scientific workflows and scientific data management
  • Analysis of –omics data
Anton Henssen

Anton Henssen (associated)

Functional Genomics of Pediatric Cancers

Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC) of the MDC and Charité


  • Personalized therapeutic targeting of specific tumor vulnerabilities
  • DNA circularization as an oncogenic driver of genomic instability in pediatric cancer
Hanspeter Herzel

Hanspeter Herzel

Theoretical Chronobiology

Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University Berlin


  • Mathematical modelling
  • Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Chronobiology
Dagmar Kainmüller

Dagmar Kainmüller

Biomedical Image Analysis

Berlin Institute of Health


  • Image analysis
  • Machine learning
  • Combinatorial optimization
Birte Kehr

Birte Kehr

Genome Informatics

Berlin Institute of Health


  • Algorithms for sequencing data
  • Structural variants
Frederick Klauschen
  • Systems Medicine
  • Clinical Proteomics
  • Computational Pathology
  • Molecular Pathology
Leonie Ringrose

Leonie Ringrose

Quantitative Epigenetics

Not recruiting as primary supervisor this year

IRI Life Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin


  • Epigenetic gene regulation
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Polycomb/Trithorax
Clemens Schmitt

Clemens Schmitt

Cancer Genetics and Cellular Stress Responses



  • Cellular stress responses (such as cellular senescence)
  • Metabolism in cancer
  • “Pan-omics” in vivo-analyses to decipher treatment resistance in cancer
Johannes Schulte

Johannes Schulte

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology and Hematology, Charité


  • Targeted Therapies, Precision Oncology
  • Tumor Evolution
  • Epigenetics
  • Genetically engineered mouse models
Roland Schwarz

Roland Schwarz

Evolutionary and Cancer Genomics

Max-Delbrück-Centrum for Molecular Medicine


  • Cancer genomics
  • Tumour evolution
  • Machine Learning
  • Genome architecture
Christine Sers

Christine Sers

Molecular Tumor Pathology

Institute for Pathology, Charité

  • Tumor systems biology
  • Cancer Research
  • Signal Transduction
  • Systems Biology
Martin Vingron

Martin Vingron

Transcriptional Regulation

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics


  • Computational molecular biology
  • Gene regulation and epigenetics
  • Development of algorithms and statistical methods for biology