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Lara Schneider, M.Sc.


My name is Lara and I am a researcher at the chair of Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Lenhof.

  • Master of Science: Computational Molecular Biology, Saarland University, October 2012
    • Master's thesis: ResponseIntegrator: integrating gene expression profiling and phosphoproteomics data
  • Bachelor of Science: Computational Molecular Biology, Saarland University, May 2011
    • Bachelor's thesis: A step towards personalized cancer treatment: medication selection using gene expression profiling and Integer Linear Programming
  • Bachelor's and Master's theses:
    • Finding Survival-related Biomarkers using Undirected Graphical Models (Sven Hafeneger, SS 14)
    • Evaluation of Network Algorithms on Several Integrated Biological Databases to Assess Batch Effects (Julia Jauß, SS 15)
    • Multi-Omics Drug Sensitivity Prediction for Breast Cancer Cell Lines Using Elastic Net and Random Forests (Kerstin Lenhof, WS 15/16)
    • Integrating Upstream Regulator Analysis into RegulatorTrail (Carolin Mayer, SS 17)
    • Assessment of drug efficacy using perturbation signatures and enrichment analysis in GeneTrail2 (Max Jakob, ongoing)
    • Using perturbation signatures for compound efficacy assessment and drug repositioning (Jérémy Amand, ongoing)
  • Lectures, seminars, courses:
    • TA Bioinformatics I: WS 12/13, WS 13/14, WS 15/16, WS 16/17
    • TA Bioinformatics II: SS 13, SS 14, SS 15, SS 16, SS 17
    • Proseminar 'Bioinformatic Approaches for Cancer Research': WS 12/13, SS13, WS 13/14, SS14, WS 14/15, SS 15
    • Proseminar 'Bioinformatic Approaches for Personalized Cancer Treatment': WS 15/16, SS 16, WS 16/17, SS 17
    • Proseminar 'Pathway and Network Analysis in Cancer Research': WS 16/17, SS 17
    • Seminar 'Modeling and Analyzing Biological Networks': WS 12/13
    • Seminar 'Inferring Network Structure from Data': SS 13, WS 13/14, SS 14, WS 14/15, SS 15
    • Seminar 'Probabilistic Graphical Models in Disease': WS 15/16, SS 16
    • Seminar 'Computational Systems Biology of Cancer': WS 16/17, SS 17
    • Course on Bioinformatics for pupils at 'Saarländische Schülerakademie': July 2016
  • Tutoring:
    • Preparatory Course on Mathematics for Computer Scientists: 2008, 2009
    • Programming I: WS08/09
    • Programming II: SS09
    • Bioinformatics I: WS09/10, WS10/11

My Publications


[KSS+17] Kehl, T., Schneider, L., Schmidt, F., Stöckel, D., Gerstner, N., Backes, C., Meese, E., Keller, A., Schulz, M. H. and Lenhof, H.-P.: RegulatorTrail: a web service for the identification of key transcriptional regulators. Nucl. Acids Res. (2017). doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx350.
[BKS+17] Backes, C., Kehl, T., Stöckel, D., Fehlmann, T., Schneider, L., Meese, E., Lenhof, H.-P., and Keller, A.: miRPathDB: a new dictionary on microRNAs and target pathways. Nucl. Acids Res. (2017). doi: 10.1093/nar/gkw926.


[SSK+16] Schneider, L., Stöckel, D., Kehl, T., Gerasch, A., Ludwig, N., Leidinger, P., Huwer, H., Tenzer, S., Kohlbacher, O., Hildebrandt, A., Kaufmann, M., Gessler, M., Keller, A., Meese, E., Graf, N., and Lenhof, H.-P.: DrugTargetInspector: An assistance tool for patient treatment stratification. Int J Cancer. 2016 Apr 1;138(7):1765-76. doi: 10.1002/ijc.29897.
[SKT+16] Stöckel, D., Kehl, T., Trampert, P., Schneider, L., Backes, C., Ludwig, N., Gerasch, A., Kaufmann, M., Gessler, M., Graf, N., Meese, E., Keller, A., Lenhof, H.P.,: Multi-omics Enrichment Analysis using the GeneTrail2 Web Service. Bioinformatics 2016; doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btv770


Center for Bioinformatics
Saarland University
Saarland Informatics Campus
Building E 2.1
Room 403
P.O. Box 15 11 50
66041 Saarbrücken Germany