Apl. Prof. Dr. Kay Nieselt

Gruppenleiterin


Position

Group leader of the Integrative Transcriptomics research group at the Center for Bioinformatics Tübingen (ZBIT)
Akademische Direktorin
Geschäftsführerin des Zentrums für Bioinformatik Tübingen


Scientific Interests

  • Transcriptomics and Genomics
  • Visual Analytics of large-scale biological data
  • Non-coding RNAs and antisense RNAs
  • The evolution of the genetic code
  • General questions of theoretical biology

Recent Talks

  • 01/16: “New algorithmic and visualisation approaches to comparative genomics and transcriptomics” at Halle University
  • 12/15: “Ancient metagenomics evolution” at the Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt
  • 10/15: “Visual Analytics of large-scale biological data” at the ETH in Zurich (Switzerland)
  • 07/15: “Visualisation of Biological Data” at the BioVIS SIG & ISMB in Dublin, Ireland
  • 02/15: “The SuperGenome – a new concept for comparative genomics and beyond” at the Helmholtz Zentrum München – ICB (Institute of Computational Biology)

Current Projects

  • The SuperGenome and its applications
  • Computational Pathogenomics: EAGER, reconstruction of “ancient genomes”
  • Chip-o-mania: RNA-seq and Microarray analysis, Visualisation, Mayday, Passage
  • Transcriptomics of ncRNAs in Prokaryotes (Streptomyces, Staphylococci et al.)
  • Natural Antisense Transcripts in Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes
  • Integrative Transcriptomics: Integration of platforms, integration of geographic locations, integration of Omics data, integration of visualisation and analysis
  • Evolution of the genetic code (in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Peter Wills, University of Auckland, New Zealand)

Memberships

  • General Chair of the BioVis 2015
  • General Chair of the BioVis 2014
  • Program Committee of VCBM 2014
  • Paper Chair and Program Committee BioVis 2013
  • Program Committee GCB 2013
  • Program Committee ISMB/ECCB 2013
  • Program Committee of VCBM 2013
  • Program Committee BioVis 2012
  • Program Committee ISMB 2012
  • Program Committee of VCBM 2012
  • Program Committee BioVis 2011
  • Program Committee Bioinformatics 2011
  • Program Committee GCB 2011
  • Program Committee Bioinformatics 2010
  • Program Committee GCB 2010
  • Program Committee GCB 2008
  • Program Committee GCB 2006
  • Associate Editor of the Algorithms for Molecular Biology journal

Publications

For a detailed list of publications click here.


CV

Family status

Single Mother of two grown-up children

Scientific Career
  • 02/2016: Apl. Professor
  • 01/2016: Akademische Direktorin (senior tenured lecturer)
  • since 04/2015: Member of the QBIC board
  • since 10/2014: Managing director of the Zentrum für Bioinformatik (ZBIT)
  • since 11/2001: Head of the bioinformatics group “Integrative Transcriptomics” at the Zentrum für Bioinformatik Tübingen, Universität Tübingen
  • 09/1999-11/2001: Gruppenleiterin Bioinformatik und Datenmanagement im Labor von Prof. Peter Gruss, Abteilung für Molekulare Zellbiologie, Max-Planck-Institut für biophys. Chem., Göttingen
  • 03/1998 – 08/1999: Beraterin für Biotechnologie-Unternehmen
  • 1997: Postdoc, Prof. A. von Haeseler, Zoolog. Institut an der Universität München
  • 07/1995-07/1996: Feodor-Lynen Stipendiantin mit Prof. P. Wills an der University of Auckland, Auckland, Neuseeland
  • 1992-1995: Postdoc, Prof. M. Eigen, Max-Planck-Institut f. biophys. Chem., Göttingen
  • 01/1988-05/1992: Doktorandin Prof. M. Eigen, Max-Planck-Institut f. biophys. Chem., Göttingen
Abroad
  • 07/1995-07/1996: Feodor-Lynen Stipendium der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung an der University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 07/1984-07/1985: Diplomstudium der Mathematik an der University of California, San Diego, USA
Education
  • May 2012: Habilitation in Bioinformatics at the University of Tübingen
  • 09/1988-05/1992: Dissertation am Max-Planck-Institut f. biophys. Chem. in Göttingen; Promotion “summa cum laude” in der Abteilung für Mathematik der Universität Bielefeld; Dissertationspreis 1992
  • 10/1981-10/1987: Studium (Diplom) der Mathematik und Physik an der Universität Göttingen

Links

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Contact

Research Group – Integrative Transkriptomik
ZBIT (Zentrum für Bioinformatik Tübingen)
Sand 14
72076 Tübingen
Tel: +49 (0) 7071 / 29-78981
Email: kay[.]nieselt[@]uni-tuebingen[.]de