Email: laurenz(DOT)holcik(AT)
Phone: ++43 +1 / 4277 - 74325

Postal address:
Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna (CIBIV)
Max Perutz Labs
Dr. Bohr Gasse 9
A-1030 Wien, Austria

Research interests

  • Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis
  • Cancer Subtype Discovery
  • Machine Learning


  • Oct 2017 - Nov 2019: M.Sc. in Biotechnolgy with specialization on Bioinformatics, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Aug 2018 - Dec 2018: Exchange Semester, University of Georgia, USA
  • Oct 2014 - Jun 2017: B.Sc. in Food- and Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Professional experience

  • Dec 2019 - present: PhD Student at the Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna (CIBIV)
  • Jul 2017 - Oct 2017: Internship at Boehringer Ingelheim Vienna, Bioprocess Development



  • E. Galimberti, R. Sehlke, M. Huth, M. Garmhausen, M. Romeike, J. Ramesmayer, S. Stummer, F. Titz-Teixeira, V. Herzog, A. Chugunova, K.F. Leesch, L. Holcik, Klara Weipoltshammer, L. Santini, A. Lackner, A. von Haeseler, C. Bücker, A. Pauli, C. Schoefer, S.L. Ameres, A. Smith, A. Beyer, and M. Leeb (2020) NMD is required for timely cell fate transitions by fine-tuning gene expression and controlling translation. bioRxiv, 2020.07.07.180133. (DOI: 10.1101/2020.07.07.180133)
  • 2018

  • V. Pfanzagl, L. Holcik, D. Maresch, G. Gorgone, H. Michlits, and P. Furtmüller (2018) Coproheme decarboxylases - Phylogenetic prediction versus biochemical experiments. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics, 2018 Feb 15;640:27-36 (DOI:10.1016/