Core Members

Stephan Winkler
Stephan Winkler
Prof.(FH) DI Dr. Stephan Winkler
Head of Bioinformatics Research Group

Fields

Theory and Application of Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Bioinformatics, Grey Box Identification of Nonlinear Systems (especially in the context of mechatronic applications), Software Development

Projects

LipoDrop, Nano Detect, MS Amanda, SESAM, Detector/MicroProt, OPMIN 2.0/Opinion Mining, Opinion Mining and Biomedical Information Retrieval, Josef-Ressel-Zentrum for Heuristic Optimization, Heuristic Production Planning, GP-based techniques for the design of virtual sensors

Short Biography
02/2011 - presentHead of Bioinformatics Research Group at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
02/2009 – presentProfessor at the Department for Medical and Bioinformatics, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
04/2009 PhD in Technical Sciences (with distinction)
2004 – 2008PhD student at the Institute for Formal Models and Verification at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
09/2004MSc in Computer Science (with distinction)
Phone
+43 (0)50804-22720
Susanne Schaller
Susanne Schaller
Susanne Schaller MMSc
Research and Teaching Associate

Fields

Bioinformatics, Nano-scale Image Analyses, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Software Development, Scripting

Projects

ImmuneProfiler, Transplant , Screening, Tomo3D, NanoDetect, OPMIN 2.0, ClinDat

Short Biography
10/2011 – presentMember of the Bioinformatics Research Group at the Research Center in Hagenberg, Austria
10/2010 – 08/2011Member of the Protein Modeling Group and Starblast Group at the company DNASTAR in Madison, Wisconsin (United States)
10/2008 – 07/2010Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Applied Sciences, Hagenberg Campus, Upper Austria, Austria
09/2009 – 04/2010Internship at DNASTAR in Madison, Wisconsin (United States)
08/2008 – 05/2009Master of Science in Bioinformatics (pass with distinction) at the University of Skövde, Sweden (one year’s master program)
03/2008 – 06/2008Internship at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics GmbH in Cologne (Germany)
10/2005 – 07/2008Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics at the University of Applied Sciences, Hagenberg Campus, Upper Austria, Austria
09/1997 - 07/2005Grammar School, Gymnasium der Kreuzschwestern Ort, Gmunden
1986born in Gmunden, Austria
Phone
+43 (0)50804-27144
Viktoria Dorfer
Viktoria Dorfer
DI (FH) Viktoria Dorfer MSc
Research and Teaching Associate

Fields

Bioinformatics, Proteomics, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Software Development

Projects

PPI-ID, Screening 2.0, SESAM, MS Amanda, OPMIN 2.0 - Opinion Mining, TSCHECHOW - Opinion Mining and Biomedical Information Retrieval

Short Biography
03/2010 - presentTeaching associate at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus
10/2007 – presentResearch associate in the Bioinformatics Research Group at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus
10/2009 - 07/2011Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics (passed with distinction) at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus, Austria
10/2003 - 07/2007Diploma in Bioinformatics (passed with distinction) at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus, Austria
Phone
+43 (0) 50804 22740
Andreas Haghofer
Andreas Haghofer
Andreas Haghofer BSc
Research Associate

Projects

Recognition of 3D-objects in images

Short Biography

03/2017 - present

Research assistant at Research Center Hagenberg

10/2017-present

10/2014 - 07/2017

Master studies in Data Science and Engenering at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg

Bachelor studies in Medical and Bioinformatics (graduated with distinction) at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg

2008 - 2013Higher Vocational School for Communication and Media, Freistadt, Austria
2004 - 2008Grammer School, Freistadt, Austria
1993born in Hirschbach, Austria
Sebastian Dorl
Sebastian Dorl
Sebastian Dorl MSc
Research Associate, PhD student

Fields

Bioinformatics, Proteomics, Mass Spectrometry, Modelling of Biological Systems, Biosystems Engineering

Projects

JKU/UAS International PhD Program, MS Amanda, SESAM

Short Biography
03/2016 - presentResearch associate in the Bioinformatics Research Group at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus
04/2013 - 11/2015M.Sc. in Biosystems Engineering (graduated with distinction) at the Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg, Germany
09/2014 - 08/2015Scientific assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany
02/2013 - 06/2013Intern at ifak system GmbH, Department of Dynamic System Simulation and Environmental Technology, Magdeburg, Germany
10/2009 - 03/2013B.Sc. in Biosystems Engineering at the Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg, Germany
07/2008Abitur, Werner-von-Siemens-Gymnasium, Magdeburg, Germany
Phone
+43 (0)50804-27145
Marina Knögler
Marina Knögler
Marina Knögler BSc
Research Associate

Projects

MS Amanda

Short Biography
08/2017 - presentResearch assistant at Research Center Hagenberg
10/2014 - presentBachelor studies in Medical and Bioinformatics at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg
2010 - 2011Softwaredeveloper at flexbit – Software Development
2009 Softwaredeveloper at PL.O.T EDV-Planungs- und Handels GmbH
2008Retraining: MCPD – Enterprise Application Developer, MCPD – Windows Developer
Thomas Fraunhofer
Thomas Fraunhofer
Thomas Fraunhofer
Research Associate

Projects

ArachNet

Short Biography
08/2017 - presentResearch assistant at Research Center Hagenberg
10/2015 - presentBachelor studies in Medical and Bioinformatics at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg
10/2014-07/2015Bachelor studies in Mathematics (not completed) at University of Passau, Germany
07/2014 Abitur, Adalbert-Stifter-Gymnasium, Passau, Germany
Phone
+43 (0)50804-27165
Jonas Schurr
Jonas Schurr
Jonas Schurr BSc
Research Associate

Projects

LipoDrop

Short Biography

08/2017 - present

Research assistant at Research Center Hagenberg

04/2017 - 07/2017

10/2014 - present

Intern at Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics at University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Bachelor studies in Medical and Bioinformatics at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg

07/2013Abitur, Gymnasium Untergriesbach, Untergriesbach, Germany
Georg Pirklbauer
Georg Pirklbauer
Georg Pirklbauer BSc
Research Associate

Fields

Bioinformatics, Proteomics

Projects

PPI-ID, MS Amanda

Short Biography
09/2017 - presentResearch associate in the Bioinformatics Research Group at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus
09/2014 - presentBachelor studies in Medical and Bioinformatics at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg
03/2017 - 06/2017Internship in the Proteomics Mass Spectrometry Group at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
08/2016 - 09/2016Summer internship in the Proteomics Mass Spectrometry Group at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
09/2012 - 07/2013Bachelor studies in Food Science and Biotechnology (not completed) at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
09/2004 - 07/2012Bundesrealgymnasium Schopenhauerstrasse (with distinction), Vienna, Austria
1994born in Freistadt, Austria
Phone
+43 (0) 50804 27139
Julia Vetter
Julia Vetter
Julia Vetter BBSc
Research Associate

Projects

ClinDat, NGS assessment of donor reactive T cell repertoire

Short Biography
2016 - presentMaster of Science in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus
02/2017, 07-08/2016

Biomedical Scientist at Department of Ecology at the University of Innsbruck, Tyrol

10/2013 - 07/ 2016Bachelor of Science in Health Studies at Health University of Applied Sciences Tyrol in Innsbruck
10/2010 - 02/2015Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Innsbruck, Tyrol
09/2002 – 07/2010Grammar School, Bundesgymnasium Lustenau
1992born in Bregenz, Austria

Former Members

  • Stefan Brunner
  • Petra Stepanowski
  • Sebastian Schubert
  • Lisa Obritzberger
  • Erik Pitzer
  • Michael Kommenda

  • Elisabeth Daniel

  • Daniela Borgmann