Prof. Dr. Michael Sammeth

Lehr- und Forschungsgebiete

  • Bioinformatics und Genomics
  • Development of novel Neural Network topologies for genes
  • Ledger systems and blockchains
  • Continuous monitoring of health based on IoT sensors/trackers
  • Phenotyping of human traits


Innerhalb der Hochschule:

  • Consultant for the Moodle-Platform
  • Head of the BiTfun lab

Außerhalb der Hochschule: 

  • Member of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
  • Editor for the Faculty of 1000 (F1000) Research
  • Program committee member of conferences and reviewer for journals in the fields of research.


  • since 2021: Professor for Applied Bioinformatics, Coburg University, Germany
  • since 2020: Researcher at the Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency and Pain Medicine, University Hospital Würzburg, Germany
  • 2018 - 2020: Humboldt Fellow, Bielefeld University and University of Leipzig, Germany
  • 2015 - 2019: Professor for Bioinformatics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2013 - 2014: Researcher, National Supercomputing Centre, Petrópolis, Brazil
  • 2010 - 2012: Group Leader, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Catalonia/Spain
  • 2007 - 2010: Researcher, Centre for Genomic Reguation, Barcelona, Catalonia/Spain
  • 2005 - 2006: Post-docotoral fellow, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Catalonia/Spain
  • 2005: PhD degree by the Technical Faculty of Bielefeld University, Germany
  • 2002: Co-founder of Ridom GmbH, Würzburg, Germany
  • 2002: German Dipoma in Biology (major) and Computer Science (minor) by the University of Würzburg, Germany


  • RNAi: Neural networks for classifying human traits based on RNA elements
  • MONITOR: Monitoring vital signs and health status of hospitalised patients 
  • PharmaLedger: ledger networks and blockchain technologies in healthcare