Meeting in Cagliari

Our group recently started a research collaboration with the Intelligent Agents and Soft Computing group at the University of Cagliari, Italy. Ursula, Norma, and Tatjana visited the group in August.                   Funding The collaboration is supported by a grant from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research…

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New publication

We published a new article in LaboratoriumsMedizin: Canbay A, Leven A-S, Fingas C, Heider D: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): can simple laboratory diagnostics assess progression of NAFLD? LaboratoriumsMedizin 2016, in press. (Link) Abstract Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome. NAFLD may cause liver fibrosis and proceed to…

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German Conference on Bioinformatics

This year in Berlin! We have three posters at the GCB 2016: Neumann U, Heider D: EFS: An ensemble of feature selection methods for binary classification. Wendel NJ, Schmid J, Sieber V, Heider D: Synthetic Biology Approach for the Development of Customized Polysaccharides. Riemenschneider M, Herbst A, Rasch A, Gorlatch S, Heider D: eccCL: an optimized GPU…

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New publication

We published a new article in BMC Bioinformatics: Riemenschneider M, Hummel T, Heider D: SHIVA – a web application for drug resistance and tropism testing in HIV. BMC Bioinformatics 2016, 17:314. (Link) Abstract Background: Drug resistance testing is mandatory in antiretroviral therapy in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients for successful treatment. The emergence of…

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Talk at IMADA in Odense

Dominik gave a talk on „Biomarker Discovery in Cancer and Metabolic Disease: A Computational Point of View“ at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Southern Denmark.

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Talks at the Straubing Center of Science

Today, we had two guests at our PhD seminar at the Straubing Center of Science. Dr. Alessandro Giuliani (University of Cagliari, Italy) gave a talk on „Using PHI-DELTA diagrams to perform feature ranking: applications in text categorization and bioinformatics scenarios“ and Dr. Kieran Cashin (Burnet Institute / RMIT University, Australia) gave a talk on „Brief…

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Talk at IMSR in Birmingham

Dominik gave a talk on „Biomarker Discovery in Cancer and Metabolic Disease: A Computational Point of View“ at the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research (IMSR) at the University of Birmingham in UK.

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New publication

We published a new article in German Journal of Agricultural Economics: Emberger-Klein A, Menrad K, Heider D: Determinants of Consumers’ Willingness-to-pay for Fairly-produced, Locally Grown Dairy Products. German Journal of Agricultural Economics 2016, 65(2):94-111. (Link)   Abstract At the end of the last decade, several regional marketing projects were launched in the dairy sectors of…

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Press release

Researchers from Straubing in Down Under Two researchers from Straubing visit the Burnet Institute in Melbourne for a research trip. Full press release can be found here (in German).  

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New publication

We published a new article in Nature Scientific Reports: Riemenschneider M, Cashin KY, Budeus B, Sierra S, Shirvani-Dastgerdi E, Bayanolhag S, Kaiser R, Gorry PR, Heider D: Genotypic Prediction of Co-receptor Tropism of HIV-1 Subtypes A and C. Nature Scientific Reports 2016, 6:24883. (Link)   Abstract Antiretroviral treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus type-1 (HIV-1) infections…

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