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Altuna Akalin

  • PhD
  • Group Leader/ Head of Bioinformatics Platform
  • Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
  • 18

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Research interests

• Analysis of high-throughput sequencing data • Gene regulation and gene regulatory networks • Highly conserved non-coding elements and their regulatory function • Transcription factor binding site prediction • Application of machine learning methods

About

My research focuses on computational genomics of cancer. I develop methods for DNA methylation analysis, RNA-seq analysis and integration of high-throughput genomics datasets.

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Publications

The SIB Swiss Institute of bioinformatics' resources: Focus on curated databases

  • Bultet L
  • Aguilar-Rodr?guez J
  • Ahrens C
Nucleic Acids Research (2016)
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Genomic profiling of DNA methyltransferases reveals a role for DNMT3B in genic methylation

  • Baubec T
  • Colombo D
  • Wirbelauer C
Nature (2015)
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DoRiNA 2.0--upgrading the doRiNA database of RNA interactions in post-transcriptional regulation

  • Blin K
  • Dieterich C
  • Wurmus R
Nucleic Acids Research (2014)
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genomation: a toolkit to summarize, annotate and visualize genomic intervals

  • Akalin A
  • Franke V
  • Vlahovi ek K
Bioinformatics (2014)
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An atlas of combinatorial transcriptional regulation in mouse and man

  • Ravasi T
  • Suzuki H
  • Cannistraci C
Cell (2010)
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Professional experience

Group Leader/ Head of Bioinformatics Platform

Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine

March 2014 - Present

Postdoctoral Fellow

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

April 2013 - March 2014 (a year)

Senior Research Associate

Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University

July 2012 - April 2013 (9 months)

Postdoctoral Associate

Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University

September 2010 - July 2012 (2 years)

Resarch Assistant/Fellow

Uni Computing

September 2005 - September 2010 (5 years)

Visiting Student Researcher

RIKEN Omics Science Center

September 2007 - December 2007 (3 months)

Research Intern

Computer Science Department, Ohio State University

July 2004 - September 2004 (2 months)

Research intern

Linnaeus Bioinformatics Centre, Uppsala University

June 2004 - July 2004 (a month)

Education history

Universitetet i Bergen - University of Bergen

PhD

August 2005 - April 2010 (5 years)

Sabanci Üniversitesi - Sabanci University

B.Sc (Bioengineering)

September 2001 - June 2005 (4 years)