Current Position

deCODE genetics

Reykjavik, Island


  • 2003-2008: Diploma in Bioinformatics at Friedrich Schiller University, Jena (Germany)
    • 2006: Study Abroad at the University of Queensland, Brisbane (Australia)
    • 2007: Taiwan Summer Institute Program at IIR lab, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan (Taiwan)
  • 2009-2013: PhD studies at the IMPRS-CBSC supervised by Prof. Dr. Knut Reinert


Scientific Interests

  • Sequence Analysis
  • Genome Comparison
  • Algorithm Development

Publications from time as IMPRS fellow

  • B Kehr, K Trappe, M Holtgrewe, K Reinert (2014)
    Genome alignment with graph data structures: a comparison.
    BMC Bioinformatics, 15 (1): 99
  • J Hu, B Kehr, K Reinert (2013)
    NetCoffee: A fast and accurate global alignment approach to identify functionally conserved proteins in multiple networks.
    Bioinformatics, 30 (4): 540-8
  • B Kehr, K Reinert, AE Darling (2012)
    Hidden breakpoints in genome alignments.
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7534, Algorithms in Bioinformatics, pp.391-403
  • B Kehr, D Weese, K Reinert (2011)
    STELLAR: fast and exact local alignments.
    BMC Bioinformatics, 12(Suppl 9): S15
  • S Böcker, B Kehr, F Rasche (2011)
    Determination of glycan structure from tandem mass spectra.
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 8 (4): 976-86
  • Structure determination of glycans from tandem mass spectra (2008). Diploma thesis at the Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
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