Christian Mertes

Positions

2020             Visitor at Stanford University in the Montgomery lab
2017 - 2018   Visitor at Stanford University in the Steinmetz lab 
2014 - present   PhD student and system administrator in the Chair of Computational Molecular Medicine, TUM, Munich
2011 - 2016   Volleyball coach of a "mixed-league" team
2014   M.Sc in the Computational Genomics group of the Gene Center, Munich
2012 - 2014   Tutor "Programmierpraktikum", LMU, Munich
2010 - 2011   Research assistant, TUM, Munich
2009 - 2010   Tutor "Informatics I", TUM, Munich

 

Education

2016 - present   PhD in Bioinformatics, TUM, Munich
2011 - 2015   M.Sc in Bioinformatics, TUM / LMU, Munich
2008 - 2011   B.Sc in Bioinformatics, TUM / LMU, Munich

 

Publications

  • Christian Mertes*, Ines Scheller*, Vicente A. Yépez, Muhammed H. Çelik, Yingjiqiong Liang, Laura S. Kremer, Mirjana Gusic, Holger Prokisch, Julien Gagneur. Detection of aberrant splicing events in RNA-Seq data with FRASER. Nat Commun, 2021, PMID: 33483494 Sharedlt link.
  • Vicente A. Yépez, Christian Mertes, Michaela F. Müller, Daniela S. Andrade, Leonhard Wachutka, Laure Frésard, Mirjana Gusic, Ines Scheller, Patricia F. Goldberg, Holger Prokisch, Julien Gagneur. Detection of aberrant events in RNA-seq data. Nat Protoc , 2021, PMID: 33462443 Sharedlt link.
  • Felix Brechtmann*, Agne Matuseviciute*, Christian Mertes*, Vicente A Yepez, Ziga Avsec, Maximilian Herzog, Daniel Magnus Bader, Holger Prokisch, Julien Gagneur, OUTRIDER: A statistical method for detecting aberrantly expressed genes in RNA sequencing data, AJHG, 2018, PMID: 30503520
  • Beate Hagl, Benedikt D. Spielberger, Silvia Thoene, Sophie Bonnal, Christian Mertes, Christof Winter, Isaac J.Nijman, Shira Verduin, Andreas C. Eberherr, Anne Puel, Detlev Schindler, Jürgen Ruland, Thomas Meitinger, Julien Gagneur, Jordan S. Orange, Marielle E. van Gijn, Ellen D. Renner, Somatic alterations compromised molecular diagnosis of DOCK8 hyper-IgE syndrome caused by a novel intronic splice site mutation., Sci Rep. 2018 Nov 13;8(1):16719, PMID: 30425284
  • Laura S Kremer*, Daniel M Bader*, Christian Mertes, Robert Kopajtich, Garwin Pichler, Arcangela Iuso, Tobias B Haack, Elisabeth Graf, Thomas Schwarzmayr, Caterina Terrile, Eliska Konafikova, Birgit Repp, Gabi Kastenmüller, Jerzy Adamski, Peter Lichtner, Christoph Leonhardt, Benoit Funalot, Alice Donati, Valeria Tiranti, Anne Lombes, Claude Jardel, Dieter Gläser, Robert W Taylor, Daniele Ghezzi, Johannes A Mayr, Agnes Rötig, Peter Freisinger, Felix Distelmaier, Tim M Strom, Thomas Meitinger, Julien Gagneur@, and Holger Prokisch@, Genetic diagnosis of Mendelian disorders via RNA sequencing, Nature communications, 2017. PMID: 28604674
  • Maximilian Witzel, Daniel Petersheim, Yanxin Fan, Ehsan Bahrami, Tomas Racek, Meino Rohlfs, Jacek Puchałka, Christian Mertes, Julien Gagneur, Christoph Ziegenhain, Wolfgang Enard,  Asbjørg Stray-Pedersen, Peter D Arkwright, Miguel R Abboud, Vahid Pazhakh, Graham J Lieschke, Peter M Krawitz, Maik Dahlhoff, Marlon R Schneider, Eckhard Wolf, Hans-Peter Horny, Heinrich Schmidt, Alejandro A Schäffer, Christoph Klein, Chromatin remodelling factor SMARCD2 regulates transcriptional networks controlling early and late differentiation of neutrophil granulocytes, Nature Genetics, 2017. PMID: 28369036
  • Samira Ait-El-Makdem, Manal Dayem-Quere, Mirjana Gusic, Annabelle Chaussenot, Sylvie Bannwarth, Bérengère François, Emmanuelle C Genin, Konstantina Fragaki, Chatarina L M Volker-Touw, Christelle Vasnier, Valérie Serre, Koen L I van Gassen, Françoise Lespinasse, Susan Richter, Graeme Eisenhofer, Cécile Rouzier, Fanny Mochel, Anne De Saint-Martin, Marie-Thérèse Abi Warde, Monique G M de Sain-van der Velde, Judith J M Jans, Jeanne Amiel, Ziga Avsec, Christian Mertes, Tobias B Haack, Tim Strom, Thomas Meitinger, Penelope E Bonnen, Robert W Taylor, Julien Gagneur, Peter M van Hasselt, Agnès Rötig, Agnès Delahodde, Holger Prokisch, Sabine A Fuchs, Véronique Paquis-Flucklinger, Mutations in MDH2, Encoding a Krebs Cycle Enzyme, Cause Early-Onset Severe Encephalopathy, AJHG, 2017, Jan 5. PMID: 27989324