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Dr. Christoph Ogris
Team Lead

Phone: +49 89 3187-4483
Building/Room: 58a / 022


Current & Previous Positions

Since 2021Team Lead at Marsico Lab, Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany
2019-2021Deputy Head of N. Mueller lab, Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany
2018-2021Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany



2013-2017PhD in Bioinformatics, University of Stockholm, Sweden
2009-2013MSc in Bioinformatics, University of Linz, Austria
2006-2010BSc in Biomedical Informatics, UMIT Hall in Tirol, Austria


Fellowships & Awards

2019Junior Research Consortium, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research(BMBF), Germany
2018Early Career Scientist, AeroHealth Helmholtz International Lab, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany
2016Knut & Alice Wallenberg Stiftelse, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden





  • S. Hammad*, C. Ogris*, A. Othman, P. Erdoesi, W. Schmidt-Heck, I. Biermayer, B. Helm, Y. Gao, W. Piorońska, L. D'Alessandro, F.J. Theis, M. P. Ebert, U. Klingmüller, J. G. Hengstler,  S. Dooley, N.S. Mueller "Repeated toxic injuries of murine liver are tolerated through microsteatosis and mild inflammation" bioRxiv 2022.01.12.476054 (2022) doi:10.1101/2022.01.12.476054.

  • S. Offer, S. Di Bucchianico*, E. Hartner, C. Bisig, S. Bauer, J. Pantzke, E.J. Zimmermann, X. Cao, S. Binder, A. Huber, S. Jeong, P. Martens, A. Mesceriakovas, J. Bendl, R. Brejcha, A. Buchholz, D. Gat, T. Hohaus, N. Rastak, G. Jakobi, M. Kalberer, T. Kanashova, C. Ogris, A. Marsico, F. Theis, Y. Hu, M. Levin, T. Gröger, S. Öder, J. Orasche, A. Paul, T. Ziehm, J. Zhang, T. Adam, O. Sippula, M. Sklorz, J. Schnelle-Kreis, H. Czech, A. Kiendler-Scharr, Y. Rudich, R. Zimmermann. Effect of atmospheric aging on soot particle toxicity in lung cell models at the air-liquid interface: Differential toxicological impacts of biogenic and anthropogenic secondary organic aerosols (SOAs). Environmental Health Perspectives 2022 (in press)

  • W. Lina, G. Laue, C. Plattner, N. Kakavand, G. Ito, X. Hang, N. Mishra, F. Tengen, C. Ogris, M. Jesinghaus, F. Wottawa, P. Arnold, S. Stengel, F. Tran, A. Kaser, Z. Trajanoski, R. Blumberg, C. Roecken, M. Tschurtschenthaler, S. Schreiber , P. Rosenstiel and K. Aden. Epithelial Xbp1 coordinates p53-driven DNA damage responses and suppression of epithelial carcinogenesis. Gastroenterology  2021 

  • C. Ogris, Y. Hu, J. Arloth & N.S. Müller. "Versatile knowledge guided network inference method for prioritizing key regulatory factors in multi-omics data." Scientific Reports 2021 

  • N. Acevedo, G. Scala, S. Kebede Merid, P. Frumento, S. Bruhn, A. Andersson, C. Ogris, M. Bottai, G. Pershagen, G. H. Koppelman, E. Melén, E. L.L. Sonnhammer, J. Alm, C. Söderhäll, J. Kere, D. Greco, A. Scheynius. DNA methylation levels in mononuclear leukocytes from the mother and her child are associated with IgE sensitization to allergens in early life. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2021

  • D. Guala*, C. Ogris*, N. Müller, & E.L.L. Sonnhammer. Genome-wide functional association networks: background, data & state-of-the-art resources. Briefings in Bioinformatics 2020 

  • C. Ogris *, D. Guala*, M. Kaduk* & E. L.L. Sonnhammer. FunCoup 4: New species, data, and visualization. Nucleic Acids Research 2018

  • C. Ogris , D. Guala, T. Helleday, and E.L.L. Sonnhammer. A novel method for crosstalk analysis of biological networks: improving accuracy of pathway annotation. Nucleic Acids Research 2017

  • Berglund E.*, J. Maaskola*, N. Schultz*, S. Friedrich*, M. Marklund, J. Bergenstråhle, F. Tarish, A. Tanoglidi, S. Vickovic, L. Larsson, F. Salmén, C. Ogris, K. Wallenborg, J. Lagergren, P. Ståhl, E. L.L. Sonnhammer, T. Helleday, J. Lundeberg. Spatial maps of prostate cancer transcriptomes reveal an unexplored landscape of heterogeneity. Nature Communications 2018 

  • A. Mohammad, F. Tarish, H.I. Zecchini, K. Sanjiv, E. Gelali, C.E. Massie, A. Baridi, A. Y. Warren, W. Zhao, C. Ogris, L.-A. McDuffus, P. Mascalchi, G. Shaw, H. Dev, K. Wadhwa, P. Wijnhoven, J. V. Forment, S. R. Lyons, A. G. Lynch, C. O’Neill, V.R. Zecchini, P.S. Rennie, A. Baniahmad, S. Tavaré, I. G. Mills, Y. Galanty, N. Crosetto, N. Schultz, D. Neal & T. Helleday. Synthetic lethality between androgen receptor signalling and the PARP pathway in prostate cancer. Nature Communications 2017 

  • C. Ogris, T. Helleday and E.L.L. Sonnhammer. PathwAX: a web server for network crosstalk based pathway annotation. Nucleic Acids Research 2016 

  • T. Schmitt, C. Ogris, and E.L.L. Sonnhammer, FunCoup 3.0: database of genome-wide functional coupling networks. Nucleic Acids Research 2014 

  • A.M. Lipp, K. Juhasz, C. Paar, C. Ogris, P. Eckerstorfer, R. Thuenauer, J. Hesse, B. Nimmervoll, H. Stockinger, G.J. Schütz, U. Bodenhofer, Z. Balogi, A. Sonnleitner. Lck mediates signal transmission from CD59 to the TCR/CD3 pathway in jurkat T cells. PloS One 2014 

*Authors contributed equally