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Jens Allmer

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  • Hochschule Ruhr West
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Jens Allmer is Full Professor for Medical Informatics and Bioinformatics at the University of Applied Sciences, HRW, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany. He previously held positions of Cluster Leader (Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, Netherlands, 2017-2018), Assistant and Associate Professor (Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey, 2008-2016). Prof. Allmer received his PhD (2006) in Biology with great honor from the University of Münster where he also obtained his MSc. In 2010 he was selected the outstanding young scientist for bioinformatics from the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA). Prof. Allmer published more than 80 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals with a cumulative impact factor above 130. He also received more than 650,000 Euros in funding. Prof. Allmer’s research interests have covered most OMICS areas. Currently, his main focus is on microRNA regulation and the use of microRNAs in pathogen-host communication. For this, he applies and extends machine learning paradigms to make them more applicable to problems in bioinformatics.

Recent publications

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Professional experience


Hochschule Ruhr West

February 2019 - Present

Associate Professor

Izmir Institute Of Technology

October 2011 - July 2016(5 years)



Westphalian Wilhelm University Munster Institute of Evolution and Biodiversity

September 2003 - July 2006(3 years)


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