Selected Topics in Systems Biology

Block pro-/seminar about different topics in Systems Biology.

The seminar will take place on 27.03.2015 in building E2.1 room 106.

Tutors: Christina Backes

Registration: from 21st October to 28th October

Registration: If you would like to participate write us an email containing the following information:

  • Your name and matriculation number
  • Whether your are a Bachelor or a Master student and in which semester
  • The topic you prefer and whether you want to do a seminar or a proseminar
  • Whether you already have a seminar/proseminar certificate



Participant Time slot Topic
1. Proseminar Sabrina Hinrichs  9:30 – 10:15 Mirsynergy: detecting synergistic miRNA regulatory modules by overlapping neighbourhood expansion
2. Proseminar  Natalie Wirth  10:15 – 11:00 Characterization of p38 MAPK isoforms for drug resistance study using systems biology approach
3. Seminar  Stefanie Geisen  11:00 – 12:00 Prediction of individualized therapeutic vulnerabilities in cancer from genomic profiles
4. Seminar  Anshika Chowdhary  13:00 – 14:00 Personalized identification of altered pathways in cancer using accumulated normal tissue data
5. Seminar  Deepti Mittal  14:00 – 15:00 DualAligner: a dual alignment-based strategy to align protein interaction networks
6. Seminar  Satish Chandra Verma  15:00 – 16:00 Bioinformatics-driven discovery of rational combination for overcoming EGFR-mutant lung cancer resistance to EGFR therapy


  • Proseminar: at least in 3rd semester, Bioinformatics I

Requirements for certificate:

  • Submitting the first version of the slides
  • Successful presentation: 30 minutes (proseminar), 40 minutes (seminar) + questions
  • Submitting a summary (2 pages)
  • Attendance to all presentations


  • First version of the slides: Deadline 27.02.2015 (4 weeks before the presentation)
  • Presentations: 27.03.2015
  • Summary: Deadline 13.04.2015 (after the presentation)

PlaceE2.1 room 106

Some presentation guidelines