Curriculum vitae

Name Prof. Dr. med. Michael Baudis
Date of birth November 11, 1967
Place of birth Grossenhain, Saxonia, Germany
Marital status Married since 1991, two children
Workplace Address Institute of Molecular Life Sciences
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich
Phone: +41 44 635 34 86
Professional experience 2015-current Professor of Bioinformatics, Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  2012-current Group leader, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
  2007-2015 Group leader, Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  2006-2007 Group leader, Institut für Humangenetik, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  2003-2006 Research assistant professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology / Oncology, University of Florida
  2001-2003 Postdoctoral fellow in the group of Michael Cleary, Department of Pathology, Stanford University
  1998-2000 Resident at the Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik V, Heidelberg University Hospital
  1994-1998 Research thesis in the group of Peter Lichter at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), and the cytogenetic group (Martin Bentz, Hartmut Doehner) at the Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik V, Heidelberg University Hospital
Education 1999 Doctorate of the Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University
  1992-1998 Student of medicine, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  1990-1991 Gymnasium, Mannheim: Abitur
  1974-1984 Elementary school and Highschool, Grossenhain

Recent Funding

2018: ELIXIR: ELIXIR Implementation Study on Beacon & Beacon Network As A Service

2012-2015: SNF RSRP program: From chronic inflammatory dermatoses to cutaneous lymphoma: molecular cytogenetic and gene expression profiling (with Prof. Dr. Caius Solovan, University of Timisoara, Romania)

2012-2013: The Cure Starts Now Foundation: Establishment of an International DIPG Registry (with Dr Chris Jones, Institute for Cancer Research, Sutton, U.K.)

2011-2012: URPP Systems Biology: Comprehensive detection of chromothriptic patterns from oncogenomic data: Assessing a new paradigm in cancer genomics

2011-2012: Novartis Stiftung: Systemic analysis of copy number aberration data from cancer genomes

2008 - 2011: Krebsliga Schweiz Oncogenomic pattern detection in B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphomas for pathway description and disease classificaton

2008: URPP Systems Biology: Reference data set to support high-resolution genomic array analyses



  • Bioinformatics
  • BMC Bioinformatics
  • BMC Cancer
  • Cancer Research
  • Clinical Cancer Research
  • DATABASE - The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation
  • Experimental and Molecular Pathology
  • Leukemia
  • Genes Chromosomes & Cancer
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • PLoS ONE


  • SNF - Swiss National Foundation