Dr. rer. nat. Raffael OttLead scientist of research area: Computational biology and immune response trajectories of type 1 diabetes development, Institute of Diabetes Research, Helmholtz Munich, German Research Center for Environmental Health
Scientific Career & Research Areas
Dr. rer. nat. Raffael Ott studied nutritional science at the Technical University Munich (TUM), Germany, with studies abroad at the University of Adelaide in Australia. He performed his doctoral studies at the Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Germany, and received his doctor in biology from the Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany.
In 2019, he joined the Forschergruppe Diabetes e.V. at Helmholtz Munich, pursuing his post-doctoral studies. Since 2022 he is working as lead scientist for "Computational biology and immune response trajectories of type 1 diabetes development" at the Institute of Diabetes Research, Helmholtz Munich.
Raffael Ott is
- Member of the Forschergruppe Diabetes e.V.
- Member of the PREcisE consortium
- Member of the Epigenetics Society
- Member of the Pregnancy and childhood epigenetics consortium
Member of the "Gemeinschaft zur Förderung von vorgeburtlicher und frühkindlicher Vorsorge und Prävention e.V. (GFVP)"
Fields of Work & Expertise
Type 1 diabetesEpigeneticsGestational diabetesMolecular biologyBig DataNutritionFetal programmingEpidemiology
Academic & Professional Background
Lead scientist resaerch area "Computational biology and immune response trajectories of type 1 diabetes development", Institute of Diabetes Research, Helmholtz Munich
Post-doctoral fellow: Forschergruppe Diabetes e.V., Helmholtz Munich, Germany
PhD in biology, Charité and Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany
Visiting fellow: Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, Australia
Master of Science: Nutritional Science, Technical University Munich, Germany
Bachelor of Science: Nutritional Science, Technical University Munich, Germany
2016 - Project award 2016 from the GFVP e.V.
2015 - Best abstract award at the 8th international Diabetes in Pregnancy (DIP) conference