Steffen Heber has a joint appointment between the Department of Computer Science and the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences to support the Bioinformatics Research Center at NCSU. He is part of the Genomic Sciences Faculty at NCSU. His research interests are Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
- Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2001
- Staatsexamen, Mathematics and Biology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1998
- Diploma (US equivalent: MS), Mathematics, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1995
I am interested in applying techniques from computer science and mathematics to biological problems. My current work focuses on investigating alternative splicing, developing methods for analyzing microarray and deep sequencing experiments, designing algorithms for finding common intervals, and developing animations for Bioinformatics Education.
Teaching and Mentoring Philosophy
Steffen Heber is teaching graduate and undergraduate classes for students in Computer Science, Functional Genomics, and Bioinformatics. He is committed to explore and evaluate innovative teaching methods and educational tools, and to foster interest and opportunities among students and under-represented minorities.