Bioinformatics - Metagenomics - Metabolomics
Machine Learning - Network Science - Nonlinear PCA - ICA

Dr. Matthias Scholz

Email: matthias.scholz at

University of Trento, Italy 2013 - 2015
Laboratory of Computational Metagenomics
Centre for Integrative Biology (CIBIO)
University of Trento, Italy
Postdoctoral research
  • Metagenomics analyses of microbial communities
  • PanPhlAn project: strain-level metagenomic profiling
IASMA Research and Innovation Centre - CRI 2010 - 2013
Computational Biology
IASMA Research and Innovation Centre
Fondazione Edmund Mach

S. Michele all'Adige (TN), Italy
Postdoctoral research
  • Metabolomics data analysis
  • Gene expression analysis
  • Epidemic spreading in contact networks
University of Greifswald 2006 - 2010
Bioinformatics/Toponomics Group
Competence Center - Functional Genomics CC-FG
Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University of Greifswald
Postdoctoral research
Max Planck Institute 2002 - 2006
Bioinformatics Group
Max Planck Institute
of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam
PhD project. High-dimensional data from metabolomics, proteomics, and transcriptomics were analysed with respect to visualization and feature extraction.
[ PhD thesis | ICA | Nonlinear PCA (NLPCA) ]
Fraunhofer Institute 1998 - 2002
Intelligent Data Analysis Group
Fraunhofer Institute FIRST, Berlin
Computer science diploma project. Research on neural networks and machine learning tools with focus on developing a hierarchical nonlinear PCA.
[ Nonlinear PCA (NLPCA) ]
CIDA 2000
Centro de Investigaciones de Astronomia, Venezuela
Internship: Astronomical data analysis with neural networks. Spectral data of stars used to predict and classify the absolute magnitude and other fundamental parameters of stars.
[ Stellar spectral classification ]
Logo HU-Berlin 2002
Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Degree (German Diplom) in Computer Science