- Investigating information processing in biological systems with information theory.
- Kinetic models of biological systems particularly using stochastic, approximate stochastic and hybrid approaches.
- Models of calcium signalling and calcium-dependent proteins in non-excitable cells.
- Method development, e.g., the software Copasi and different R packages for the study of biochemical processes.
|since 2014||Independent BIOMS group leader
Heidelberg University, Center for Modelling and Simulation in the Biosciences BIOMS / BioQuant
Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Faculty of Computer Science, Chair for Simulation and Modelling
The University of Manchester, UK, Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre (MIB) / School of Computer Science and School of Mathematics
|2003-2008||Dr. rer. nat.
Dissertation in Biophysics at the Humboldt University of Berlin “Stochastic simulation and analysis of biochemical networks” (external candidate), Prof. Thomas Höfer; work carried out at EML Research gGmbH, Heidelberg, Prof. Ursula Kummer
Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Computer Science
University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth, MA, USA, Computer Science