Karsten M Borgwardt

Role: Other
Affiliation: UIUC
Title: Interdepartmental Bioinformatics Group Leader
Company: MPI for Biological Cybernetics
Email: karsten DOT borgwardt AT tuebingen DOT mpg DOT de
Business: ++49 (0)7071 601 1784
I was born in Kaiserslautern, Germany, in December 1980. From 1999 to 2004, I studied Computer Science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. In 2003, I completed a Master Course in Biology at the University of Oxford. My Bioinformatics project on gene finding during this time was supervised by Dr Irmtraud Meyer (now professor at UBC Vancouver). I have been a scholar of the Stiftung Maximilianeum, the German Academic Merit Foundation, and the Bavarian Scholarship for the Gifted during these years. I wrote my master thesis in Computer Science at the NICTA Statistical Machine Learning Group in Canberra, headed by Dr Alex Smola. From January 2005 to August 2007, I have been a research and teaching assistant in Prof. Hans-Peter Kriegel's Database and Data Mining Group at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. In May 2007, I completed my PhD thesis on ''Graph Kernels''. My thesis later on won the Heinz-Schwärtzel-Dissertation Award (best PhD thesis award) by the three computer science departments in Munich (LMU, TU, UniBw). From September 2007 to August 2008 I have been a postdoctoral research associate in the Machine Learning Group at the University of Cambridge, UK, headed by Prof. Zoubin Ghahramani. In September 2008, I moved to Tübingen to head the newly established joint bioinformatics group of the Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the Max-Planck-Institute for Developmental Biology.

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  1. Marisa Thoma, Hong Cheng, Arthur Gretton, Jiawei Han, Hans-Peter Kriegel, Alexander J Smola, Le Song, Philip S Yu, Xifeng Yan, Karsten M Borgwardt, "Near-Optimal Supervised Feature Selection among Frequent Subgraphs", InProceedings, SIAM Int. Conf. on Data Mining (SDM'09, April 02, 2009, 314 downloads.