Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dimitri Frischmann

Lab head


TUM Weihenstephan

Room: OG-L11

Phone: +49 (0)8161 71-2134

Email: d.frishman [at]


Personal data


  • 1984 M.S., Electrophysics, Electro-Technical University, St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1991 Ph.D., Biochemistry, Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg Russia
  • 1992-1993 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany


Career History

  • 1984 - 1987 Research fellow, Institute of Medical Laboratory Equipment, St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1987 - 1991 Research fellow, Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • 1992 - June 1996 Post-doctoral fellow, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany
  • June 1996 - 2000 Senior scientist, Munich Information Center  for Protein Sequences (MIPS),  Martinsried, Germany
  • 2001 - April 2003 Deputy Head, Institute for Bioinformatics at the German Research Center for Health and Environment
  • since May 2003 Professor of Bioinformatics, Technical University of Munich

Research interests

  • Genome analysis
  • Bioinformatics of viruses
  • Prediction and analysis of protein interactions
  • Disease informatics
  • Protein structure analysis and prediction
  • mRNA evolution


  • Structural Bioinformatics
  • Methods in Genome Analysis
  • Proseminar Bioinformatics
  • Seminar Bioinformatics

Professional services

  • Editorial Board Member, Bioinformatics
  • Editorial Board Member, Biology Direct
  • Editorial Board Member, OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology
  • German Conference on Bioinformatics 1997 (Conference co-chair), 1998-2014 (Member of the Program Committee)
  • 7th Georgia Tech International Conference "Genome Biology and Bioinformatics", 2009, Member of the Program Committee
  • 8th Georgia Tech International Conference "From Genomics to Synthetic Biology", 2011, Member of the Program Committee
  • Moscow Conference on Computational Molecular Biology, Member of the Program Committee
  • Intelligent Systems in Molecular Biology 1999-2009, 2011-2015, Member of the Program Committee
  • Pacific Symposium on Bioinformatics 1997, 1998, and 2000, Session Chair


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