Our Research

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Clinical Data Science

Translational Bioinformatics

Projects

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Long-read sequencing - Part I

An introduction to long-read sequencing.

Single Cell RNA Sequencing

Cancer on the cell level.

Drug-Drug Interactions

Novel computational method for drug-drug interaction predictions which are an important consideration for patient treatment.

Automated Reports from Xrays

Using deep learning for automatically generated medical reports describing radiological images.

Recent Posts

A Quest for Reproducible Data Science

Have you ever tried to reproduce someone else’s analysis and got different results?

Book Review: Causality, Probability and Medicine by Donald Gillies

I read Donald Gillies’ book “Causality, Probability and Medicine” a while ago and wanted to give a brief comment and overview of the …

Biobanking at USZ

The USZ is building a centralized biobank infracture primarily for liquid samples together with standardized processed regarding sample …

Meet the Team

Principal Investigator

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Michael Krauthammer

PI

Clinical Data Science, Translational Bioinformatics, Cancer Genetics

Senior Researchers and Postdocs

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Zsolt Balázs

Postdoc

Bioinformatics, Cancer Genomics, Long-read sequencing, cfDNA sequencing

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Ahmed Allam

Senior Researcher

Machine Learning

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Nicolas Perez

Postdoc

Machine Learning, NLP, Image Processing

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Farhad Nooralahzadeh

Research Assistant

NLP, Machine Learning, Information Extraction, Domain Adaptation

Grad Students

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Matthias Dittberner

PhD Student

Artificial Intelligence, Causal Inference

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Kyriakos Schwarz

PhD Student

Bioinformatics, Computational Pharmacology, Deep Learning

Research Assistants

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Ivna Ivanković

Research Assistant

Bioinformatics, Cancer Genomics

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Matteo Berchier

Research Assistant

Human Disease Monitoring, Smart Sensors, IoT

Research Software Engineers

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Laura Kinkead

Senior Research Software Engineer

Data Science Tooling, Reproducibility, Machine Learning

Administrators

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Claudia Stenger

Administrative Assistant

Alumni

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Anna Sintsova

Postdoc

Bioinformatics, Microbiome

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Leopold Franz

Research Assistant

Machine Learning for Health Care

Mascots

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Globi

Assistant Regional Manager

Sleeping, Hunting birds and mice, Scratching trees

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Oscar

The Last Airbender

Jumping all over the place 🦘, Knocking over Chess pieces ♟️♕, remote control 📺 and everything in front of him, Playing soccer ⚽ and chasing butterflies 🦋, Sleeping 😴 in front of laptops 💻, Participating in origami 📄🏮 and crafting activities 🧶🎨

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Sebastian

Director of Box Exploration

Kinematics of toy mice, Hiding in cardboard boxes

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Simon

Chief Napping Officer

Fluid dynamics, Burrowing under blankets

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Teuta

Bird Flight Coordinator

Belly rubs, Staying at home, Hanging around with her dog

Opportunities

Postdoc Opening in Machine Learning in Biomedicine

Summary The University of Zurich together with the University Hospital of Zurich are embarking on a concerted effort to develop …

We are looking for Masters Students!

We are currently looking for Master’s students in the field of bioinformatics for the following topics Analyzing the effects of …

We're hiring a Junior Research Software Engineer

Summary The University of Zurich together with the University Hospital of Zurich are embarking on a concerted effort to develop …

Contact

  • Michael Krauthammer

    Chair of Medical Informatics

    Department of Quantitative Biomedicine

    Schmelzbergstrasse 26

    8006 Zürich

    Building/Room: SHM 26 A2

  • Claudia Stenger

    Administrative Assistant

    Winterthurerstrasse 190

    CH-8057 Zürich

    Building/Room: Y32-F-01

    phone: +41 44 635 66 31