People

Wolfgang Huber

Group Leader and Senior Scientist
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Simone Bell

Simone has a degree in Nutrition Sciences and Home Economics from the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Mönchengladbach. She acts as Projects and Communications Officer.
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Dorothee Childs

Dorothee has a PhD in Bioinformatics and a degree in Applied Mathematics; she works on quantitative proteomics in a collaboration with Cellzome.

Sascha Dietrich

Sascha is an MD in Haematology; he shares his time between the University Clinic, the National Center for Tumour Diseases and EMBL, where his research focuses on precision oncology.
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Holly Giles

Holly graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Natural Sciences. For her thesis, she investigated the within-host diversity of influenza infections using statistical methods. In 2016, she undertook an internship at the Francis Crick Institute, London, during which she investigated potential new methods of influenza surveillance and vaccine research.
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Laleh Haghverdi

Laleh Haghverdi received her PhD in Mathematics from the Technical University of Munich. She has a background in physics and has been working on single cell gene expression data analysis over the few past years. Her current research is on batch correction and integration of single cell data.

Jennifer Hüllein

Jennifer has a PhD in Biology from the University Heidelberg. She joined EMBL in January 2017 and is working on the SOUND project. Her main tasks are the management of data resources and data analysis workflows related to the SMART project “Drug perturbation profiling of primary blood cancers” which encompasses researchers and activities at EMBL, NCT Heidelberg, DKFZ and Heidelberg University Hospital.
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Vladislav Kim

Vlad is a PhD student with a background in computational physics. He obtained his MSc degree from the University of Heidelberg with his graduate research focusing on population genomics of drug response in leukemia. At the moment he is continuing his work on genome-wide association study of CLL drug sensitivity. Additionally, Vlad is working on image analysis of 3D cell culture data.

Bernd Klaus

Bernd has a PhD in Statistics from the University of Leipzig, Germany. He runs the Centre for Statistical Data Analysis.
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Cécile Le Sueur

Cécile is a master student in Computational Science at EPFL (Switzerland). She joined the Huber group for an internship in August 2017 and will work with Dorothee and Arne on proteomics data to study drug (off-)targets and systems-wide effects of drug treatment.

Junyan Lu

Junyan has a PhD in Computational Biology and Drug Design from Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His previous research focused on understanding mechanisms of drug response using integrated multi-omics technology and large scale ex-vivo drug testing approaches. In November 2015, he joined the Huber Group as a postdoctoral fellow and is now working on the SOUND project.

Andrzej Oleś

Andrzej has a PhD in Theoretical Physics and a M.Sc. in Applied Computer Science from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. He works as a Scientific Programmer and Technical Writer.

Thomas Schwarzl

Tom has a PhD in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology from University College Dublin in Ireland. As EIPOD postdoctoral fellow, he is studying novel RNA-binding dynamics of metabolic enzymes. More …

Mike Smith

Mike joined EMBL as part of the de.NBI project where he is working on the development pipelines, workflows and computational approaches for large scale biological experiments. He has a PhD in computational biology from the University of Cambridge, UK.
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Arne Smits

Arne has a PhD degree from the Radboud University (Nijmegen, The Netherlands). His previous research in the laboratory of Prof. Michiel Vermeulen focused on the identification and quantification of protein-protein and DNA-protein interactions using quantitative proteomics. As a EIPOD postdoctoral fellow at EMBL, he is studying the systems-wide effects of drug treatment in collaboration with Cellzome and the Steinmetz group.

Britta Velten

Britta has a MSc in Mathematics from the University Heidelberg. She joined the Huber group in 2015 for her PhD. Here, she is working on statistical methodology for the analysis of high-dimensional biological datasets.

Frederik Ziebell

Frederik has a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Heidelberg University and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ). He works on developing statistical methods for high-dimensional heterogeneous data and the analysis of multi-omic level drug treatment effects in collaboration with Cellzome.


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