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Moritz Hess

Curriculum vitae

since 11/2014: Research associate at Bium(MZ) (Core Facility Bioinformatics) at the Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics (IMBEI), University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
02/2011 - 2015: Postgraduate Studies in Biology at the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg; Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ingo Ensminger (University of Toronto), Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hess (University of Freiburg)
Title: Global drought-dependent gene-expression in differentially adapted Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas-fir) populations - measurement of transcriptome activity in field-grown trees using high throughput sequencing (RNA-Seq)
10/2004 - 10/2007: Undergraduate Studies in Biology at the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg
Diploma thesis: Differential transport and localization von overexpressed IRM-proteins in identified Neuron types of the optic lobe in Drosophila; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Karl-Friedrich Fischbach
10/2001 - 10/2004: Undergraduate Studies in Biology at the Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg; Intermediate-Diploma 10/2003

Scientific interests


  1. Hess, Moritz, Henning Wildhagen, and Ingo Ensminger. Suitability of Illumina deep mRNA sequencing for reliable gene expression profiling in a non-model conifer species (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Tree Genetics & Genomes 9.6 (2013): 1513-1527.