Current Position

New York Genome Center

101 Avenue of the Americas

New York 10013 USA


  • 2004: B.Sc. in Bioinformatics at Free University Berlin (Germany)
  • 2005: Internship at Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ (USA)
  • 2006: Internship at the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona (Spain)
  • 2007: M.Sc. in Bioinformatics at Free University Berlin (Germany)
  • 2008 - 2012: PhD studies at the IMPRS-CBSC supervised by Prof. Dr. Knut Reinert and Prof. Dr. Martin Vingron


Scientific Interests

  • Algorithm Development
  • Sequence Analysis
  • Genome Comparison
  • 2nd Generation Sequencing Technologies

Publications from time as IMPRS fellow

  • H Hu et al. (2015)
    X-exome sequencing of 405 unresolved families identifies seven novel intellectual disability genes.
    Mol Psychiatry, [epub ahead of print]
  • R Sun, MI Love, T Zemojtel, AK Emde, HR Chung, M Vingron, S Haas (2012)
    Breakpointer: using local mapping artifacts to support sequence breakpoint discovery from single-end reads.
    Bioinformatics, 28 (7): 1024-5
  • AK Emde, MH Schulz, D Weese, R Sun, M Vingron, VM Kalscheuer, SA Haas, K Reinert (2012)
    Detecting genomic indel variants with exact breakpoints in single- and paired-end sequencing data using SplazerS.
    Bioinformatics, 28 (5): 619-27
  • M Holtgrewe, AK Emde, D Weese, K Reinert (2011)
    A novel and well-defined benchmarking method for second generation read mapping.
    BMC Bioinformatics, 12 (1): 210
  • AK Emde, M Grunert, D Weese, K Reinert, SR Sperling (2010)
    MicroRazerS: rapid alignment of small RNA reads.
    Bioinformatics, 26 (1): 123-4
  • D Weese, AK Emde, T Rausch, A Döring, K Reinert (2009)
    RazerS - fast read mapping with sensitivity control.
    Genome Res., 19 (9): 1646-54
  • T Rausch, S Koren, G Denisov, D Weese, AK Emde, A Döring, K Reinert (2009)
    A consistency-based consensus algorithm for de novo and reference-guided sequence assembly of short reads.
    Bioinformatics, 25 (9): 1118-24
  • T Rausch, AK Emde, D Weese, A Döring, C Notredame, K Reinert (2008).
    Segment-based multiple sequence alignment.
    Bioinformatics, 24 (16): i187-92
  • T Rausch, AK Emde, K Reinert (2008)
    Robust consensus computation
    BMC Bioinformatics 9 (Suppl 10): P4 (poster presentation)
  • D Fasulo, AK Emde, LY Wang, K Noy, N Edwards (2007)
    Alignment of Mass Spectrometry Data by Clique Finding and Optimization.
    "Systems Biology and Computational Proteomics", Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4532
  • WE Wolski, M Farrow, AK Emde, M Lalowski, H Lehrach, K Reinert (2006)
    Analytical model of peptide mass cluster centres with applications.
    Proteome Science 4: 18
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