Chair of Bioinformatics

    Matthias Wolf

    Dr. rer. nat. Dipl. Biol. Matthias Wolf

    Senior Lecturer (Akademischer Oberrat, AOR)
    Department of Bioinformatics
    Biocenter, University of Würzburg
    Am Hubland
    D-97074 Würzburg

    phone: +49 931 31-84562

    matthias.wolf (at) biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de


    Selected Publications (from >85 peer reviewed, h-index 45)

    How to teach about what is a species.
    Matthias Wolf
    (2021) Biology 10:523

    ITS so much more.
    Matthias Wolf
    (2015) Trends in Genetics 31:175-176

    Including RNA Secondary Structures improves Accuracy and Robustness in Reconstruction of Phylogenetic Trees.
    Alexander Keller, Frank Förster, Tobias Muller, Thomas Dandekar, Jörg Schultz, Matthias Wolf
    (2010) Biology Direct 5:4.

    ITS2 sequence-structure analysis in phylogenetics: a how-to manual for molecular systematics.
    Jörg Schultz, Matthias Wolf
    (2009) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52:520-523.

    Distinguishing species.
    Tobias Müller, Nicole Philippi, Thomas Dandekar, Jörg Schultz, Matthias Wolf
    (2007) RNA 13:1469-1472.

    Short Curriculum
    Apr 2015-today Senior Lecturer, Department of Bioinformatics, University of Würzburg, Germany
    Nov 2008-Mar 2015 Lecturer (tenured faculty position), Department of Bioinformatics, University of Würzburg, Germany
    Jan 2003-Oct 2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Bioinformatics, University of Würzburg, Germany
    Oct 2002-Dec 2002 Visiting Scientist (Postdoc), Research Centre Juelich, Germany
    Oct 1999-Sep 2002 PhD studies, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Berlin Research Association, Department of Limnology of Stratified Lakes, Stechlin-Neuglobsow, Germany
    Dec 1997-Jan 1998 Research Assistant, Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Frankfurt, Germany (expedition aboard the research vessel METEOR)
    Apr 1993-Sep 1999 Undergraduate/Graduate studies in Biology, Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Sep 1991-Nov 1992 Community Service, State Conservation Office, Department of Archaeology, Mainz, Germany

    Editorial Advisory Board Membership
    2021-today BMC Ecology and Evolution, BMC Part of Springer Nature (Associate Editor)
    2021-today Biology, MDPI (Section Board for 'Evolutionary Biology')
    2007-today BIOLOGIA (Section Cellular and Molecular Biology), Springer (Associate Editor)
    2014-2020 BMC Evolutionary Biology, BMC Part of Springer Nature (Associate Editor)
    2014-2020 PLANT GENE, Elsevier (Associate Editor)
    2011-2020 GENE, Elsevier (Associate Editor)

    Service as Reviewer
    BMC Plant Biol, Database, Sci Rep, Int J Biol Macromol, RNA, Ann Bot, Syst Biol, Mol Phylogenet Evol, Nucleic Acids Res, PLoS ONE, BMC Evol Biol, Bioinformatics, Planta, J Mol Evol, Plant Syst Evol, Mol Ecol, J Phycol, Phycologia, Algal Res, J Appl Phycol, Gene, BMC Genomics, BMC Bioinformatics, J Eukaryot Microbiol, Eur J Phycol, Protist, Conserv Genet, Integr Comp Biol, FEMS Microbiol Lett, Environ Microbiol Rep, Biologia, BMC Res Notes, BioTechniques, J Zool Syst Evol Res, Acta Tropica, Mol Biol Rep, Diatom Res, Int J Mol Sci, Nova Hedwigia, Phytotaxa, J Biomed Biotechnol, Plant Gene, Botany, Biochem Sys Ecol, Genetica, MycoKeys, Cryptogamie Algologie,  BioMed Res Int, Oceanol Hydrobiol Stud, Folia Microbiol, Diversity, Fottea, Biology, Virology, Comput Struct Biotechnol J, DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation), NSERC - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, NSF - National Science Foundation (USA), Springer SBM NL, ISBRA - International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications, GIF - German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development

    0607713 Bioinformatik für Fortgeschrittene
    0607739 Spezielle Bioinformatik 1 - Evolutionsbiologie und Stammbäume
    0607841 Spezielle Bioinformatik 2
    0607942 Spezielle Bioinformatik 3
    0629003 Einfache Computertools für die Biologie
    0398555 Bioinformatik für Biomediziner  
    0607704 Forschungsorientiertes Praktikum (LA Gymnasium)
    06075410 Biologische Forschungsmethoden - Phylogenetik