He studied Computer Science at the University of Muenster from 2002 – 2006 and subsequently started his PhD studies at the Department of Experimental Tumorbiology and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Muenster. After receiving his PhD in 2008, he worked as a Postdoc at the Department of Bioinformatics at the University of Duisburg-Essen where he finished his habilitation thesis in 2012 to become an Associate Professor (Privatdozent) for Bioinformatics. From 2014 – 2016 he was Professor for Bioinformatics at the Straubing Center of Science.
Dominik Heider is an Associate Editor for the international journals BMC Bioinformatics and BioData Mining. Moreover, he is a member of the PC of the German Conference on Bioinformatics. He is also a member of the GI and FaBI.