Subscribe to Syndicate

Tim Kehl


My name is Tim Kehl. I am currently a doctoral researcher at Saarland University. I am working on a Ph.D. in computational biology and my supervisor is Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Lenhof.

  • M.Sc. Computational Molecular Biology / Bioinformatics, Saarland University, May 2015
  • B.Sc. Computational Molecular Biology / Bioinformatics, Saarland University, June 2013

  • Cancer research
  • Enrichment analysis
  • miRNAs
  • Network analysis
  • Regulatory genomics
  • Systems biology


  • Bioinformatics I : WS15/16, WS16/17, WS17/18
  • Bioinformatics II : SS15, SS16, SS17, SS18
  • Effizientes Lernen : WS15/16, WS16/17, WS17/18


  • Proseminar "Bioinformatic Approaches for Cancer Research" : SS15
  • Proseminar "Bioinformatic Approaches for Personalized Cancer Treatment" : WS15/16, SS16, WS16/17, SS17, WS17/18, SS18
  • Proseminar "Bioinformatic Approaches for Regulatory Genomics" : SS18
  • Seminar "Computational Systems Biology of Cancer" : WS16/17, SS17, WS17/18, SS18
  • Seminar "Inferring Network Structure from Data" : SS15
  • Seminar "Machine Learning" : SS18
  • Proseminar "Pathway and Network Analysis in Cancer Research " : WS16/17, SS17,
  • Seminar "Probabilistic graphical models in disease" : WS15/16, SS16,

My Publications


[KSK+18] Kehl T, Schneider L, Kattler K, Stöckel D, Wegert J, Gerstner N, Ludwig N, Distler U, Schick M, Keller U, Tenzer S, Gessler M, Walter J, Keller A, Graf N, Meese E, Lenhof HP. REGGAE: a novel approach for the identification of key transcriptional regulators. Bioinformatics. 2018 May 7. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bty372.


[KBK+17] Kehl T, Backes C, Kern F, Fehlmann T, Ludwig N, Meese E, Lenhof HP, Keller A. About miRNAs, miRNA seeds, target genes and target pathways. Oncotarget. 2017 Nov 9;8(63):107167-107175. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.22363. eCollection 2017 Dec 5.
[BFK+17] Backes C, Fehlmann T, Kern F, Kehl T, Lenhof HP, Meese E, Keller A. miRCarta: a central repository for collecting miRNA candidates. Nucleic acids research 46 (D1), D160-D167. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx851.
[KSS+17] Kehl T, Schneider L, Schmidt F, Stöckel D, Gerstner N, Backes C, Meese E, Keller A, Schulz MH, Lenhof HP. RegulatorTrail: a web service for the identification of key transcriptional regulators. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Jul 3;45(W1):W146-W153. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx350.
[BKS+17] Backes C., Kehl T., Stöckel D., Fehlmann T., Schneider L., Meese E., Lenhof H.-P., Keller A. miRPathDB: a new dictionary on microRNAs and target pathways. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Jan 4;45(D1):D90-D96. 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


[SMK+13] Stöckel, D., Müller, O., Kehl, T., Gerasch, A., Backes, C., Rurainski, A., Keller, A., Kaufmann, M., and Lenhof, H.-P.: NetworkTrail - A web service for identifying and visualizing deregulated subnetworks. Bioinformatics 29 (13):1702-03, 2013.