MTB Seminar Talk List

Unless announced otherwise, the seminar takes place monthly on the fourth Wednesday at 10.30am.
Location: Hörsaal der Klinik für Hämatologie und Onkologie: 0 A2 006

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  • Prof. Dr. Jan Baumbach (Universität Hamburg, Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften Zentrum für Bioinformatik
    Date: 24.04.2024 at 12.30
    Title: My health, my data - Privacy-preserving prognostic model learning on distributed data for MTB decision support



  • Dr. Johannes Raffler (Leitung AG Klinisch-wissenschaftliche Digitalisierung; Universitätsklinikum Augsburg)Date: 22.11.2023
  • Klara Drofenik (Department of Medical Bioinformatics, UMG)
    Date: 25.10.2023
    Title: Developing a classifier to differentiate between pathogenic and non-pathogenic variants based on 3D protein structure prediction
  • Nadine Kurz (PhD student, Department of Medical Bioinformatics, UMG)
    Date: 23.08.2023
    Title: Cancer variant interpretation with Onkopus: Pathogenicity prediction and clinical actionability of molecular targets
  • Jingyu Yang (PhD student, Department of Medical Bioinformatics, UMG)
    Date: 26.07.2023, 10.30am
    Title: BRCAness Phenotype analysis by GCNN/LRP
  • Prof. Dr. Oliver Kohlbacher (Dept. of Computer Science, University of Tübingen, Center for Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics, University of Tübingen, Institute for Translational Bioinformatics, University Hospital Tübingen
    Date: 25.5.2023, 10.30am
    Title: Data Infrastructures for Molecular Tumor Boards
  • Prof. Dr. Jan Christoph (Friedrich Alexander Universität, Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie)
    Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Informatik
    Date: 26.04.2023; 10.30am
    Title: From Knowledge to Action - IT support for the Molecular Tumor Board - born in MIRACUM, variously arrived
  • Kevin Kornrumpf, Department of Medical Bioinformatics (UMG), PhD
    Date: 22.3.2023; 10.3
    Title: Establishment of a new copy number variation database for the analysis of relevant genes in different cancer entities
  • Alexander Knurr, DKFZ Heidenberg, AG Secondary Use of Data in Oncology (SUDO); Knowledge Connector
    Date: 22. 2. 2023; 10.30am
    Title: Knowledge Connector: Decision Support System for Multiomics-based Precision Oncology
  • Nadine Kurz, PhD, Department of Medical Bioinformatics
    Date: 25.01.2023; 10.30am
    Title: Onkopus: A Decision Support Framework for Evidence-Based Interpretation of Biomarkers in Cancer Research and Precision Medicine


  • Nicole Schmidt (PhD), AG Koch (UMG)
    Date: 5.10.2022, 10.30
    Title: Targeting DNA damage response in peripheral T-cell lymphomas
  • Jonas Hügel (PhD), Institut für Medizininformatik
    Date: 25.05.2022
    Title: Enhancing an phenotyping approach for the usage of MTB data
  • Prof. Dr. Günter Schneider (Clinic for General, Visceral and Paediatric Surgery, UMG) (AG Schneider)
    Date: 27.04.2022
    Title: Functional Precision Oncology in Pancreatic Cancer?
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mansmann(Director of the Institute for Medical Information Processing Biometry and Epidemiology (LMU Munich)
    Date: postponed, new date will be announced
  • Prof. Dr. med. Elisabeth Heßmann (Clinic for Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Oncology & Endocrinology, UMG, AG Hessmann)
    Date: 23.2.2022, 10:30
    Titel: Insights into the concept and work of the Clinical Research Unit KFO5002 “Deciphering Genome Dynamics for subtype-specific therapy in Pancreatic Cancer”
  • Maximillian Jahn (Medical Informatics, UMG)
    Date: 26.1.2022, 10:30
    Titel: Integration of cBioPortal in the UMG using the example of the Molecular Tumor Board


  • Prof. Dr. Hauke Busch (CRIS | Center for Research on Inflammation of the Skin; University to Lübeck)
    Topic: A bottom-up Implementation of a Molecular Tumor Board at the University Hospital Schleswig Holstein
    Date: 22. 12., 10:30
  • Kevin Kornrumpf (PhD, Department of Medical Bioinformatics)
    Topic: Copy Number Variations - From medical analysis to a bioinformatics approach.
    Date: 24.11., 10.30
  • Dr Björn Chapuy (Klinik für Hämotologie und Med. Onkologie (UMG); Klinik für Hämatologie und Onkologie (Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin)
    Topic: tba
    Date: 27.10., 10.30
  • Jonas Hügel (Medical Informatics, UMG)
    Topic: A (semi-) automated data import into Onkostar
    Date: 22. 9., 10:30
  • Michael Piechotta (Humbold University Berlin (Group Ulf Leser)
    Titel: I-VIS: A Toolkit for Integrated Variant Information System
    Date: 25. 8., 10:30am
  • Jingyu Yang (PhD, Department of Medical Bioinformatics)
    Topic: DNA-seq-pipeline for molecular tumor board platform (Onkopus)
    Date: 28.7., 10.30 am
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Melanie Börries (Head of the Institute of Medical Bioinformatics and Systems Medicine (IBSM) Freiburg)
    Title: Experiences of the molecular tumor board in Freiburg: data - tools - report
    Date: 23th of June, 10.30am
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  • Myrine Holm (Medical Student, UMG)
    Title: Modeling and creating the drug ontology DrugOn
    Date: 26th of May, 10.30 am
  • Kevin Kornrumpf (PhD student: Department of Medical Bioinformatics)
    Title: Analysis of the correlation between genetic background and drug response of a drug screen in t-cell lymphoma cell lines
    Date: 28th of April, 10.30 am
  • Prof. Dr. Tibor Kesztyüs
    Title: "Medical Informatics Initiative (MII), HiGHMed, MeDIC and the potential implications for oncology - more particularly molecular oncology."
    Date: 24th of March, 10.30 am
  • Nicole Schmidt (PhD Student Arbeitsgruppe Koch – Max-Eder Nachswuchsgruppe)
    Title: "Wetlab workflow - Drug screening"
    Date: 24th of February, 10.30 am
  • Philip Stegmaier
    Title: Developing a workflow for patient-specific analysis of pathways and network
    Date: 27th of January, 10.30 am


  • Prof. Dr. Tibor Kesztyüs
    Date: 16th of December; 10.30am. Talk is cancelled due to illness! We will inform as soon as we find a new date. 
  • Charlotte Höltermann
    Title: "Application of MTB report in an analysis of in vitro T-cell lymphoma models"
    Date: 25th of November, 10.30am
  • Jonas Hügel 
    Title: Aspects of Patient Similarity Searches in Molecular Tumorboards
    Date: 28th of October, 11.00am
  • Prof. Dr. Ulf Leser
    Title: Knowledge Management for Molecular Tumor Boards
    Date: 23rd of September, 12.30pm
  • Dr. Kirsten Reuter-JessenandJonas Hügel
    Title: Sequencing workflow in the mol patho and surrounding workflows for the molTB
    Date: 26th of August, 10.30am
  • Jingyu Yang
    Title:  Concept of the PhD thesis in the context of MTB project
    Date: 22nd of July, 10.30am
  • Vanessa Schlotzig
    Title: Comparison of different MTB tools
    Date: 22nd of May, 10.30am
  • Dr. Li Beißbarth
    Title: Example of case processing for molecular tumor boards at the UMG
    Date: Wed. 27th May, 10.30am
  • Dr. Jürgen Dönitz
    Title:,a model for a local knowledge repository?
    Date: Wed. 29th April, 10.30am

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