Institute for Computer Science
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
Phone: +49 (0)761 203-8254
Fax: +49 (0)761 203-7462
Research and Interests
method development and implementation
energy landscapes of biopolymer models
simplified RNA models
object oriented programming
Software and Information
Freiburg RNA tools
webserver is a flexible front-end of the tools developed within our group.
Graph Grammar Library (GGL)
and its chemoinformatics application are developed with the Vienna TBI group.
I am one of the distributors of the
Energy Landscape Library (ELL)
enable studies for HP-type protein models in complex 3D-lattices.
is made for studies in arbitrary lattice protein models.
allows for lattice approximations/fits or real protein structures in PDB format.
To avoid ugly learning by trying: my
For Constraint Programming I am using and extending the
usefull free tools
have a look
And if you want to get away from electronics, check out
Bela Bender's outdoor page
To be successful you need a team. Therefore I am happy to collaborate with ...
from IWW - University of Freiburg (Germany) on the alignment of tree growth data and its mapping onto environmental factors.
from University of Freiburg (Germany) on machine learning in chemistry.
Alessandro Dal Palu
from University of Parma (Italy) on the application of constraint programming in lattice protein models.
from University of Vienna (Austria) and Leipzig (Germany) on graph grammars and their applications.
from University of Leipzig (Germany) on energy landscapes and their properties.
from University of Oxford (UK) on co-translational folding of proteins.
from King's College London (UK) on new folding simulation techniques for lattice protein models.
from Saarland University (Germany) to integrate AND/OR search into Gecode.
Michael T. Wolfinger
from University of Vienna (Austria) about energy landscapes of RNA and lattice proteins.
from Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) about CP-based graph matching algorithms.
I have been supported and part of the
EU project EMBIO
working on energy landscapes of lattice proteins.
Publications and Teaching
Here is my
list of publications
Also a list including my
An introductory talk on
Lattice proteins, CPSP approach, and applications
group at the
Together with Prof. Backofen I presented the special lecture on 'RNA Bioinformatics' (
and the basic lectures 'Bioinformatics I' (
) and 'Bioinformatics II' (
I was responsible for the exercise course of the special lecture on 'Protein folding and energy landscapes' (
as well as the exercise course of the 'Bioinformatics I' lecture (
I was supervising a Java programming course on bioinformatics algorithms (
) and a Perl course (
Further, I am the mentor of several
theses and student projects
I was honored with the
of the University of Freiburg for my E-learning-based restructuring of our
RNA bioinformatics lecture in SS'15
. ( uni.fr
About me ...
Currently, I am a PostDoc assistent at both Prof. Backofen's
group as well as Prof. Spiecker's
group at the
University of Freiburg
I was born and grew up in
. For my studies at the
I got my diploma in Bioinformatics March 2006. In June 2011, I received my doctorate from the
, Germany, working at Prof. Backofen's
. At Prof. Hofacker's
I spent my first PostDoc year 2011-12.
Most important things? Mhh.. mails of course! ;)
Because they connect everything: friends, sports, journeys and all the remaining stuff I love!
, last updated in January, 2017.