Curriculum vitae

  • Titel der Doktorarbeit: "Accessible software frameworks for reproducible image analysis of host-pathogen interactions"
Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang
seit 2022 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter in der Gruppe Angewandte Systembiology am Hans-Knöll-Institut
2022 Dr. rer. nat. in Bioinformatik am Hans-Knöll-Institut
2018 M.Sc. in Bioinformatik an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
2015 B.Sc. in Bioinformatik an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena


Ruhland E, Siemers M*, Gerst R*, Späth F, Vogt LN, Figge MT, Papenfort K, Fröhlich KS# (2024) The global RNA–RNA interactome of Klebsiella pneumoniae unveils a small RNA regulator of cell division. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 121(9), e2317322121.
Behrendt F*, Cseresnyés Z*, Gerst R, Gottschaldt M, Figge MT#, Schubert US# (2023) Evaluation of reproducible cryogel preparation based on automated image analysis using deep learning. J Biomed Mater Res A 111(11), 1734-1749.
Gerst R*, Cseresnyés Z*, Figge MT# (2023) JIPipe: Visual batch processing for ImageJ. Nat Methods 20(2), 168-169.
Hoffmann B*, Gerst R*, Cseresnyés Z, Foo W, Sommerfeld O, Press AT, Bauer M, Figge MT (2022) Spatial quantification of clinical biomarker pharmacokinetics through deep learning-based segmentation and signal-oriented analysis of MSOT data. Photoacoustics 26, 100361.
Richter I, Radosa S, Cseresnyés Z, Ferling I, Büttner H, Niehs SP, Gerst R, Figge MT, Hillmann F, Hertweck C (2022) Toxin-producing endosymbionts shield pathogenic fungus against micropredators. mBio 13(5), e0144022.
Büttner H*, Niehs SP*, Vandelannoote K, Cseresnyés Z, Dose B, Richter I, Gerst R, Figge MT, Stinear TP, Pidot SJ, Hertweck C# (2021) Bacterial endosymbionts protect beneficial soil fungus from nematode attack. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 118(37), e2110669118.
Gerst R, Medyukhina A, Figge MT (2020) MISA++: A standardized interface for automated bioimage analysis. SoftwareX 11, 100405.