Research

This page lists the current research topics of the group.
See also the Software page for publicly available Software.

Current Projects

Metatranscriptome Analysis
Daniela Beisser & Sven Rahmann,
in collaboration with the Biodiversity group (Jens Boenigk), Essen

Dynatrait
Daniela Beisser & Sven Rahmann,
in collaboration with the Jens Boenigk and Christina Bock (Biodiversity, Essen), Bernd Sures (Aquatic Ecology, Essen) and Matthijs Vos (Theoretical and Applied Biodiversity, Bochum)

Protein Hypernetworks
Bianca Stöcker, Johannes Köster & Sven Rahmann,
in collaboration with Eli Zamir (MPI Stuttgart)

Analysis of ddRAD sequencing data with error-tolerant hashing
Henning Timm & Sven Rahmann,
in collaboration with AG Aquatische Ökosystemforschung (Florian Leese), Essen

q-unique DNA Sequences
Marianna D’Addario & Sven Rahmann

Exome analysis
Christopher Schröder, Felix Mölder, Christoph Stahl & Sven Rahmann,
in collaboration with the Institute of Human Genetics, Essen

Whole genome methylation analysis and epigenetic modifications
Christopher Schröder & Sven Rahmann,
in collaboration with the Institute of Human Genetics, Essen,
and with the DEEP consortium (German Epigenome Project)

Library complexity and duplication rate estimation
Christopher Schröder & Sven Rahmann

SimLoRD – simulation of long read data
Bianca Stöcker, Johannes Köster & Sven Rahmann
This is our simulator for PacBio sequence reads with an appropriate error model.


Past Projects

Analysis of ion mobility spectroscopy data with restricted resources
Dominik Kopczynski, Marianna D’Addario & Sven Rahmann,
in collaboration with Jörg Ingo Baumbach and B&S Analytik GmbH
(This was a project in the Collaborative Research Center SFB 876.)

Small RNA and miRNA analysis
Marcel Martin, Johannes Köster, Tobias Marschall, Sven Rahmann

Probabilistic Arithmetic Automata (PAAs) and Applications
Tobias Marschall & Sven Rahmann

DNA Motif discovery
Tobias Marschall & Sven Rahmann

Analysis of pattern matching algorithms
Tobias Marschall & Sven Rahmann

Subsequence Combinatorics
Sven Rahmann, with Cees Elzinga and Hui Wang

DNA Microarray Design and Layout
Sérgio A. de Carvalho Jr & Sven Rahmann