Michael Römer

Background

  • since 11/2016: Scientist at Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH
  • 10/2013 - 10/2016: Research assistant at the Department of Cognitive Systems, University of Tübingen
  • 10/2011 - 09/2013: Master of Science in Bioinformatics at the University of Tübingen
  • 10/2008 - 09/2011: Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics at the University of Tübingen
  • 06/2008: Abitur at the Wilhelm-Ostwald-Gymnasium Leipzig

 

Research Interests

  • Toxicogenomics
  • Transcriptomics
  • Machine learning
  • Systems biology

 

Projects

  • MARCAR: Biomarkers and molecular tumor classification for non-genotoxic carcinogenesis

 

Publications

[1] Michael Römer, Heidrun Ellinger-Ziegelbauer, Bettina Grasl-Kraupp, Michael Schwarz, and Andreas Zell. MARCARviz: Interactive web-platform for exploratory analysis of toxicogenomics data for nongenotoxic hepatocarcinogenesis. PeerJ Preprints, 4:e2393v1, August 2016. [ DOI ]
[2] Albert Braeuning, Alina Gavrilov, Miriam Geissler, Christine Wenz, Sabine Colnot, Markus F Templin, Ute Metzger, Michael Römer, Andreas Zell, and Michael Schwarz. Tumor promotion and inhibition by phenobarbital in livers of conditional apc-deficient mice. Archives of Toxicology, pages 1-14, February 2016.
[3] Michael Römer, Johannes Eichner, Andreas Dräger, Clemens Wrzodek, Finja Wrzodek, and Andreas Zell. ZBIT Bioinformatics Toolbox: a Web-Platform for Systems Biology and Expression Data Analysis. PLoS ONE, 11(2):e0149263, February 2016. [ DOI | details | link ]
[4] Florian Mittag, Michael Römer, and Andreas Zell. Influence of Feature Encoding and Choice of Classifier on Disease Risk Prediction in Genome-Wide Association Studies. PLoS ONE, 10(8):e0135832, August 2015. [ DOI | link ]
[5] Bettina Grasl-Kraupp, Teresa Riegler, Marzieh Nejabat, Jakob Paur, Johannes Eichner, Michael Römer, Andreas Zell, Rolf Schulte-Hermann, and Wolfgang Huber. Abstract 810: Non-genotoxic hepatocarcinogens induce growth and anti-apoptotic pathways in hepatocytes via mesenchymal cytokines. Cancer Research, 75(15 Supplement):810, April 2015. [ DOI | link ]
[6] Stefan Ohrnberger, Abhishek Thavamani, Albert Braeuning, Daniel B Lipka, Milen Kirilov, Robert Geffers, Stella E Authenrieth, Michael Römer, Andreas Zell, Michael Bonin, Michael Schwarz, Günther Schütz, Peter Schirmacher, Christoph Plass, Thomas Longerich, and Alfred Nordheim. Dysregulated serum response factor triggers formation of hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatology, March 2015. [ DOI | details | link | pdf ]
[7] Michael Römer, Linus Backert, Johannes Eichner, and Andreas Zell. Toxdbscan: Large-scale similarity screening of toxicological databases for drug candidates. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 15(10):19037-19055, October 2014. [ DOI | link ]
[8] Johannes Eichner, Clemens Wrzodek, Michael Römer, Heidrun Ellinger-Ziegelbauer, and Andreas Zell. Evaluation of toxicogenomics approaches for assessing the risk of nongenotoxic carcinogenicity in rat liver. PLoS ONE, 9(5):e97678, May 2014. [ DOI | link ]
[9] Michael Römer, Johannes Eichner, Ute Metzger, Markus F. Templin, Simon Plummer, Heidrun Ellinger-Ziegelbauer, and Andreas Zell. Cross-platform toxicogenomics for the prediction of non-genotoxic hepatocarcinogenesis in rat. PLoS ONE, 9(5):e97640, May 2014. [ DOI | link ]

Talks

[1] Michael Römer, Heidrun Ellinger-Ziegelbauer, Bettina Grasl-Kraupp, Michael Schwarz, and Andreas Zell. MARCARviz: Interactive web-platform for exploratory analysis of toxicogenomics data for nongenotoxic hepatocarcinogenesis. German Conference for Bioinformatics 2016, Berlin, Germany (12-15 September 2016).
[2] Michael Römer. Bioinformatics for Biologists: Approaches for Interactive Visualization of Biological Data. Tübinger Bioinformatik Tag, Tübingen, Germany (12 June 2015).

Posters

[1] Michael Römer and Andreas Zell. MARCARviz: Interactive visualization of microarray data with HTML and JavaScript. Tübinger Bioinformatik Tag, Tübingen, Germany (24 June 2016). [ pdf ]
[2] Michael Römer, Johannes Eichner, Andreas Dräger, and Andreas Zell. ZBIT Bioinformatics Toolbox. Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences, Leuven, Belgium (17-18 March 2016). [ pdf ]

Summer Schools

  • 07/2016: Medical Genetics Summer School, Tübingen, Germany, 24-27 July 2016
  • 07/2015: Lipari School on BioInformatics and Computational Biology, Lipari, Italy, 12-18 July 2015
  • 09/2014: QBIC Summer School on New Approaches Towards Individual Medicine, Tübingen, Germany, 22-25 September 2014

Teaching

Supervised thesis

Submitted Author Degree Title (translated) Announcement
10/2016 Jonas Neuner Master Prediction of hepato-carcinogenicity from microarray data [ pdf ]
08/2014 Mirjam Figaschewski Bachelor Integration of metabolic information in toxicogenomics [ pdf ]
07/2014 Felix Bartusch Bachelor Visual simulation of metabolic changes [ pdf ]

Contact

Email: mroemer (at) posteo.de