Within the de.NBI project my functions in the de.NBI-SysBio node comprise content curation, requirements elicitation, and community engagement for the users of biochemical reaction kinetics database SABIO-RK as well as of the data management platform SEEK.
I study the analysis of high-throughput transcriptom and genome data.
For transcritom data (RNA-Seq, microarrays), I perform preprocessing and statistics to identify differentially expressed genes, as well as their functional analysis. My main focus is the analysis of transcriptom data
from human fungal pathogens in infection related conditions (f.e. nutrient limitation) as well as during the interaction with the host (dual RNA-seq).
Experimental data is used to set up mathematical models for
Cultivation of A. fumigatus in an O2-controlled fermenter and analysed its minute-scale responses to O2 limitation. Transcriptome sequencing revealed a group of genes underlying a rapid and highly dynamic regulation.