Personen

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Dieterich

Management (Klaus Tschira Institute for Computational Cardiology)
Management (Professorship for Bioinformatics and Systems Cardiology)


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Forschung/ Klaus-Tschira-Institute für Computational Cardiology - Abteilung Bioinformatik und Systemkardiologie Informatics for Life Github Google Scholar

Medical/Professional background

since 2018

Site Coordinator HiGHmed UK-HD
BMBF funded consortium HiGHmed (www.highmed.org)

since 2015

Leiter Bioinformatik und Systemkardiologie, Klaus Tschira Institute for Computational Cardiology, Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg

since 2015

Principal investigator at the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK)

2013 – 2015

Nachwuchsgruppenleiter „Computational RNA Biology and Ageing“, sowie Leiter der core facility „Bioinformatik“ am MPI für Biologie des Alterns, Köln

2009 – 2013

Leiter der wissenschaftlichen Plattform Bioinformatik, Max Delbrück Zentrum für Molekulare Medizin, Berlin

2005 – 2009

Bioinformatics Research Assistant
Evolutionary Biology Department, MPI for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

Scientific background

2001 – 2005

PhD in Bioinformatics
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics and Free University Berlin, Germany
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Vingron

2000 – 2001

Studium: University of York, UK

1994 – 2000

Studium: Universität Stuttgart

Grants

2001

Stipend from Serono Biotech (now Merck) for MRes studies in York, UK.

2000 – 2001

Industrial stipend from Serono Pharmaceutical Research (now Merck), Geneva

2000

Hugo Geiger Prize of the Bavarian Government for my work on an in vitro tissue system.

Professional memberships

2019

Research Network “EU-CardioRNA
(https://cardiorna.eu)

2018

Research Network “Epitran”
(https://epitran.eu)

2017

Research Network “Cardiolinc”
(https://www.cardiolinc.org)

2017

German Society of Cardiology (DGK)

2013

International RNA Society

2009

International Society for Computational Biology

Interessensgebiete/ Forschungsschwerpunkte

Computational RNA Biology & Bioinformatics

  • RNA modifications & editing
  • RNA splicing and 3’ emd formation
  • RNA localization, stability and translation
  • ncRNAs (lncRNAs and circular RNAs in particular)
  • RNA interactions

Data integration and dissemination

  • Systems cardiology by network level analysis
  • Personalized Medicine through OMICS data  
  • Web applications and databases

Data integration and dissemination

  • Systems cardiology by network level analysis
  • Personalized Medicine through OMICS data  
  • Web applications and databases

Patente

DE 2000-10062626 A: 20001215. In Vitro-Gewebetestsystem

Teaching acitvities and academic services

Regular lectures as part of BSc and MSc program in Bioinformatics at the Eberhardt Karls Universität Tübingen (2005-2009).

Gave lectures as part of Master program in Molecular Medicine at the Humboldt Universität Berlin (2010-2012),

Tutorials and introductory lectures for Biochemists at the Universität zu Köln (2014).

Since 2015, lecture activities at Heidelberg University (as part of HBIGS program) and at Medical Informatics Masters (joint MSc program with university of applied sciences Heilbronn).

Associate Editor for BMC Genomics

Manuscript review for Bioinformatics, Proteomics, Genome Research, Genome Biology, BMC Genomics, BMC Bioinformatics, Nature Communication, Nucleic Acids Research, PLOS One, Hypertension, Circulation, European Heart Journal, RNA Journal, etc.

Grant review for DFG - German Science Foundation, GIF German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development, FWO – Research Foundation Flanders, Wellcome Trust, BMBF