Latest group news
Most members of the group will join the cBio department at the Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York City in January 2012.
A paper "Hierarchical Multitask Structured Output Learning for Large-scale Sequence Segmentation" by Nico Görnitz, Christian Widmer, Georg Zeller, Sören Sonnenburg, and Gunnar Rätsch was accepted at NIPS 2011.
Paper on the Analysis of 19 Genomes and Transcriptomes of Arabidopsis thaliana has been published in Nature
The paper "Multiple reference genomes and transcriptomes for Arabidopsis thaliana" by Xiangchao Gan, Oliver Stegle, Jonas Behr, Joshua G. Steffen, Philipp Drewe, Katie L. Hildebrand, Rune Lyngsoe, Sebastian J. Schultheiss, Edward J. Osborne, Vipin T. Sreedharan, André Kahles, Regina Bohnert, Géraldine Jean, Paul Derwent, Paul Kersey, Eric J. Belfield, Nicholas P. Harberd, Eric Kemen, Christopher Toomajian, Paula X. Kover, Richard M. Clark, Gunnar Rätsch & Richard Mott has been published in Nature.
PLoS ONE accepts publication on Persistence and Availability of Web Services in Computational Biology
A publication on the Persistence and Availability of Web Services in Computational Biology by Sebastian J. Schultheiss, Marc-Christian Münch, Gergana D. Andreeva and Gunnar Rätsch has been accepted by PLoS ONE.
Sebastian J. Schultheiss received the 2nd place Oral Presentation Award at the 7th Student Council Symposium in Vienna, Austria.
Christian Widmer and Gunnar Rätsch received the best paper award for their paper "Transfer Learning in Computational Biology".
We released the first version of the Simple Alignment Filtering Tool SAFT
A tutorial paper "RNA-Seq Read Alignments with PALMapper" by Geraldine Jean, Andre Kahles, Vipin T. Sreedharan, Fabio De Bona and Gunnar Raetsch was published in Current Protocols in Bioinformatics.
We released the source code of rQuant, a tool for transcript quantitation from RNA-seq experiments.
Elisabeth Georgii will defend her doctoral thesis on Dec 15, 2010 at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen.
Gabriele Schweikert received her doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) with summa cum laude from the Technische Universität Berlin.
Oral presentations about the shogun machine learning toolbox have bee accepted for publications at several conferences.
Paper about a faster way to train sequence classifiers has been accepted for presentation at ICML 2010.
The paper "COFFIN : A Computational Framework for Linear SVMs" by Sören Sonnenburg and Vojtech Franc has been accepted for publication at ICML'2010.
A paper entitled "The SHOGUN Machine Learning Toolbo" by Sören Sonnenburg, Gunnar Rätsch, Sebastian Henschel, Christian Widmer, Jonas Behr, Alexander Zien, Fabio de Bona, Alexander Binder, Christian Gehl, and Vojtech Franc was accepted for publication in the MLOSS section of Journal of Machine Learning Research.
Georg Zeller received his doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) with summa cum laude from the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen.
We have released the source code of PALMapper, a fusion of GenomeMapper and QPalma for RNA-seq read alignments.