Personen

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Dieterich

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


+49 6221 56-36884
+49 6221 56-6868

Forschung/ Klaus-Tschira-Institute für Computational Cardiology - Abteilung Bioinformatik und Systemkardiologie

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

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