Stefan Haas. Photo: D. Ausserhofer

Dr. Stefan Haas

Group Leader
Dept. of Computational Molecular Biology
Vingron lab
(030) 8413 1164

Research interest

Recent topics

  • detection of driver mutations in cancer
  • detection of causal mutation in X-linked intellectual disability
  • development of algorithms/tools for efficient analysis of NGS data

Former topics

  • tissue-specific gene regulation
  • alternative promoters
  • alternative splicing
  • EST clustering
  • large scale primer design

Curriculum vitae

  • 01/2001 - today: Project leader (Sequencing & Genomics) at the Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Dept. of Computational Molecular Biology, Berlin, Germany
  • 06/1999 - 12/2000: Postdoc at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)


  • 1999: PhD in bioinformatics, Theoretical Bioinformatics, DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany;
             supervisors: Annemarie Poustka, Martin Vingron, Eckhardt Fuchs
             Thesis: Automated design of oligodesoxynucleotide primers for high-throughput sequencing (in German)

  • 1995: Diploma in biology, University of Heidelberg, Germany;
             supervisor: Helmut Kettenmann
             Thesis: Electrophysiological analysis of ATP-receptors in isolated ameboid microglia derived from acute mouse brain slices (in German)


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