Welcome to the Kleist-group!

The research group is developing and utilizing mathematical and computational methods for data-driven research in computational biology, –medicine and public health. The group is both located at the Robert-Koch Institute (Project group 5) as well as at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin (“Mathematics for Data Science”).

For more information, please visit the Research, People and Publications section.

  • New preprint online

    We just finalised and submitted our comprehensive analysis of Truvada based-PrEP efficacy in women: Synthesis of protective PrEP adherence levels in cis-gender women using convergent clinical and bottom-up modelling. We hope that the work will help to clarify apparent mis-conceptions regarding putative gender-differences in PrEP efficacy and with regards to adherence demands. We would like […]

  • New preprint online

    We just uploaded our latest analysis of systematic sequencing errors in Oxford Nanopore Technology (ONT) -based direct RNA sequencing and hope that this comprehensive analysis will contribute to the further development of the technique. Congratulations Liu-Wei and team! Preprint available at: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.03.29.534691

  • New group member

    Dr. Alexia Raharinirina joined the lab as a postdoc! Alexia is originally from Madagascar and did her undergraduate studies in Mathematics at the AIMS, before conducting a PhD in Germany. Her last position was a post-Doc at the Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB). She joins the team in a two-years MATH+ project. Welcome Alexia!

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