Dr Ulf Schmitz

Centenary Institute Medical Research
Phone: 02 9565 6209
Email: u.schmitz@centenary.org.au
Head, Computational BioMedicine

Dr Ulf Schmitz is a computational biologist with training in bioinformatics and systems biology. He completed his PhD in June 2015 at the University of Rostock (Germany) under the supervision of Prof Olaf Wolkenhauer. In his PhD thesis, he investigated microRNA target regulation mechanisms by integrating multiple computational approaches. In July 2015, he joined the Centenary Institute as postdoctoral Research Officer in Prof John Rasko’s Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program. Since January 2016, he also has an appointment as Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the Sydney Medical School.


Schmitz U, Wolkenhauer O (eds.). Systems Medicine. Series: Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol.1386, Humana Press 2016, ISBN: 978-1-4939-3282-5.

Schmitz U (2015) An investigation of microRNA target regulation mechanisms using an integrative approach. Logos Berlin, ISBN: 3832540059.

Schmitz U, Wolkenhauer O, Vera J (eds.). MicroRNA cancer regulation: Advanced concepts, bioinformatics and systems biology tools. Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Vol. 774, Springer 2013. ISBN: 978-94-007-5589-5.

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