Robert Hoehndorf

Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division
Center membership : 
Computational Bioscience


Education Profile

  • ​​​​​​​Ph.D., University of Leipzig, 2009
  • M.Sc., University of Leipzig, 2005

Research Interests

​Professor Hoehndorf is interested in biomedical ontology, knowledge representation, semantic integration, semantic interoperability and phenotype informatics.

Selected Publications

  • ​Robert Hoehndorf, Tanya Hiebert, Nigel W. Hardy, Paul N. Schofield, Georgios V. Gkoutos, and Michel Dumontier. "Mouse model phenotypes provide information about human drug targets". In: Bioinformatics (Oct. 2013).
  • Robert Hoehndorf, Michel Dumontier, and Georgios V. Gkoutos. "Evaluation of research in biomedical ontologies". In: Briefings in Bioinformatics (Sept. 2012).
  • Robert Hoehndorf, Michel Dumontier, John H. Gennari, Sarala Wimalaratne, Bernard de Bono, Daniel L. Cook, and Georgios V. Gkoutos. "Integrating systems biology models and biomedical ontologies". In: BMC Systems Biology 5.1 (Aug. 2011), pp. 124+.
  • Robert Hoehndorf, Paul N. Schofield, and Georgios V. Gkoutos. "PhenomeNET: a whole-phenome approach to disease gene discovery". In: Nucleic Acids Research 39.18 (July 2011), e119.
  • Robert Hoehndorf, John M Hancock, Nigel W Hardy, Ann-Marie Mallon, Paul N Schofield, and Georgios V Gkoutos. "Analyzing gene expression data in mice with the Neuro Behavior Ontology". English. In: Mammalian Genome (Nov. 2013), pp. 1–9.