Florian Markowetz

Florian Markowetz holds degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy from University of Heidelberg and a PhD in Computational Biology from Free University Berlin. He was affiliated with the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin. The Max Planck Society honoured his PhD thesis with an Otto-Hahn medal. He pursued post-doctoral research at Princeton University at the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. Since 01/2009 he is a group leader at the CRUK Cambridge Institute at the University of Cambridge. In 2014 he was promoted to tenured senior group leader.

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2017 - 2022
Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder

since 02/2014
Senior group leader (tenured) at Univ. of Cambridge, CRUK Cambridge Institute

01/2009 - 02/2014
Junior group leader at Univ. of Cambridge, CRUK Cambridge Institute

07/2006 - 12/2008
Postdoctoral research in the Lewis-Sigler Insitute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University, Princeton, USA. Advisor: OG Troyanskaya

01/2002 - 06/2006
Doctoral student at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany. Advisors: R Spang, M Vingron

06/1999 - 12/2001
Research assistant at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany. Advisor: M Vingron


Computational Biology: Dr. rer. nat.
Free University Berlin, Germany, 2006
[ thesis ]

Philosophy: Magister Artium
University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2002
[ thesis ]

Mathematics: Diplom-Mathematiker
University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2001
[ thesis ]

Awards and Honors

Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, 2017

CRUK Future Leader Price, 2016

Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society, 2006

PhD summa cum laude, Free University Berlin

Florian Markowetz

Florian Markowetz
Li Ka Shing Centre
Robinson Way
Cambridge, CB2 0RE, UK
e: first.last@cruk.cam.ac.uk
p: +44 (0) 1223 769 628

I collect scientific B-sides on my blog.

Talks online

Newton Institute 2016

videolectures.net Keynote at LICSB 2010

Hamilton Institute Lecture at Hamilton Institute, Maynooth, 2009

MPG Otto Warburg Internat. Summer School 2007 on Computational Systems Biology: talk 1, talk 2.


Complete list at http://markowetzlab.org/publications.php

Professional activities