• Max von Kleist

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    Max von Kleist, PhD, Priv. Doz.

    Principle Investigator

    2019-        “Systems Medicine of Infectious Disease” and acting head of MF1 (bioinformatics), Robert Koch-Institute Berlin, Germany

    2011-19        “Systems Pharmacology & Disease Control”, Dep. of Mathematics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

    2010-11      Post-doctoral research assistant, Dep. of Mathematics & Computer Science (AG Schütte), Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

    2006-09      Doctoral research in mathematics, DFG-research center MATHEON & Hamilton Institute/National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

    2004-05      Research internship pharmaceutical industry, AstraZeneca R&D, Mölndal Sweden

    2002-03      Research internship in virology, University of Zürich, Switzerland

    2000-05      Undergraduate studies in bioinformatics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

    Research interests

    My primary interest lies in the analysis of very cool biomedical data, as well as the development of mathematical- & computational methods that extent the scope of analysis from correlation to causation. While we usually work in inter-disciplinary teams, my intellectual contributions include AI and ML approaches, as well as modelling, simulation & optimization of stochastic systems.

    I am interested in applying this expertise to understand infectious disease spread and -control using antimicrobial drugs, as well as fundamental regulatory processes during development and infection. Application areas include pharmacometric (PK/PD) modelling of pre-exposure prophylaxis; evolutionary-, developmental and population dynamics, genotype-phenotype mapping, as well as transcriptomics.

    Publications

    see here.