Dr. Sebastian Will

Researcher at Bionformatics, Computer Science Department
University of Leipzig

Email sw...@csail.mit.edu
Mailing Address Bioinformatik/IZBI
Härtelstrasse 16-18, Room 448.1
04107 Leipzig, Germany
Phone Office: +49 (0) 341 97 16689

About me CV [pdf]

Researcher with Peter Stadler at his Bioinformatics group, Computer Science, University of Leipzig. 2005-2012, "Akademischer Rat" (comparable to "assistant professor") at Rolf Backofen's Bioinformatics group at the University of Freiburg. 2011, Instructor at the Mathematical Department of MIT. 2010-2011, post-doc with Bonnie Berger at the Computation and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA. Research Scholarship by DFG (German Research Foundation). PhD Fellowship of GKLI (PhD programme 'Graduiertenkolleg Logic in Computer Science') of the LMU until move to University of Jena. Computer Science PhD (Dr.rer.nat.) in Jena.

Research Interests

Algorithms for big bio-data. Bioinformatics of RNA and protein structure. Structure prediction, interaction, folding dynamics, and comparative analysis of structural RNA. Genome-wide prediction of non-coding RNA. Dynamic programming and sparsification. Constraint programming.

Publications publications list

List of my publications in journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings (list includes abstracts; list w/o abstracts)

The above list contains doi-links for most of my recent publications. PDFs for most of my publications can also be found at Bioinformatics Freiburg or Bionformatics Leipzig.

This publication list in PDF adds first and corresponding author annotations and is broken down into publication categories; also contains my theses.

My publications at Google Scholar and DBLP.


I have been teaching the following bioinformatics and general computer science classes at Leipzig, Freiburg and the MIT Math Department.


Please find a collection of slides from my recent conference talks. Feel free to use the material (but please reference.)