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, Entomol Res, 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