Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna
Max F. Perutz Laboratories
Dr. Bohr Gasse 9
A-1030 Vienna, Austria
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Stefanie Tauber

Research Interests:

  • Simulation and modelling of RNA-Seq data
  • Quality control and exploratory data analysis of NGS data
  • Cross-species/tumor-stroma interaction models
  • ...

Short Vita:

Professional Experience:

  • 10/2013 -                 : PostDoc at the Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna (CIBIV)
  • 01/2010 - 09/2013: PhD student at the Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna (CIBIV)
  • 10/2007 - 12/2009: DNA-Microarray Facility - Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for clinical & experimental Oncology, Austria
  • 05/2005 - 07/2005: CYMMIT - International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico
  • 03/2005 - 09/2005: ARC - Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf: Statistical consulting with respect to microarray data


  • 'PhD' (2013), University of Vienna
    Major: Molecular biology.
    Thesis: Exploring the transcriptome. Innovative methods for analyzing RNA-Seq data.
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Arndt von Haeseler

  • 'Dipl.Ing.' (2008), Vienna University of Technology
    Major: Mathematics in science.
    Thesis: Quality Assessment, Normalisation and Mixed Effects Models for Microarray Data: Application to a Sweet Potato Study.
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Leisch


  • J.E. Heraud-Farlow, T. Sharangdhar, X. Li, P. Pfeifer, S. Tauber, D. Orozco, A. Hoermann, S. Thomas, A. Bakosova, A.R. Farlow, D. Edbauer, H.D. Lipshitz, Q.D. Morris, M. Bilban, M. Doyle and M.A. Kiebler (2013) Staufen2 Regulates Neuronal Target RNAs. Cell Reports, 5(6), 1511-1518, DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.11.039
  • S. Tauber and A. von Haeseler (2013) Exploring the Sampling Universe of RNA-Seq. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 12(2), 175-188, DOI: 10.1515/sagmb-2012-0049
  • C.A. Gebeshuber, C. Kornauth, L. Dong, R. Sierig, J. Seibler, M. Reiss, S. Tauber, M. Bilban, S. Wang, R. Kain, G.A. Böhmig, M.J. Moeller, H.J. Gröne, C. Englert, J. Martinez* and D. Kerjaschki* (2013) Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis is induced by microRNA-193a and its downregulation of WT1. Nature Medicine, 19, 481-487, DOI: 10.1038/nm.3142
    * shared senior authorship
  • E. Porpaczy, S. Tauber, M. Bilban, G. Kostner, M. Gruber, S. Eder, D. Heintel, T. Le, K. Fleiss, C. Skrabs, M. Shehata, U. Jäger and K. Vanura (2013) Lipoprotein Lipase in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Strong Biomarker with Lack of Functional Significance. Leukemia Research, 37(6), 631-636, DOI: 10.1016/j.leukres.2013.02.002
  • A. Bracher*, A. Soler*, S. Tauber, A.M. Fink, A. Steiner, H. Pehamberger, H. Niederleithner, P. Petzelbauer, M. Groeger and R. Loewe (2012) Epidermal growth factor facilitates melanoma lymph node metastasis by influencing tumor lymphangiogenesis. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, DOI: 10.1038/jid.2012.272
    * equal author contribution
  • A. Swoboda, O. Schanab, S. Tauber, M. Bilban, W. Berger, P. Petzelbauer, M. Mikula (2012) MET expression in melanoma correlates with a lymphangiogenic phenotype. Human Molecular Genetics, DOI: 10.1093/hmg/dds171
  • H. Niederleithner, M. Heinz, S. Tauber, M. Bilban, H. Pehamberger, S. Sonderegger, M. Knoefler, A. Bracher, W. Berger, R. Loewe, and P. Petzelbauer (2012) Wnt1 is anti-lymphangiogenic in a melanoma mouse model. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, DOI: 10.1038/jid.2012.138
  • C. Vesely*, S. Tauber*, F. Sedlazeck, A. von Haeseler, M.F. Jantsch (2012) Adenosine deaminases that act on RNA induce reproducible changes in abundance and sequence of embryonic miRNAs. Genome Research, DOI: 10.1101/gr.133025.111
    * equal author contribution
  • M. Bilban, S. Tauber, P. Haslinger, J. Pollheimer, L. Saleh, H. Pehamberger, O. Wagner, M. Knoefler (2010) Trophoblast invasion: Assessment of cellular models using gene expression signatures. Placenta, DOI: 10.1016/j.placenta.2010.08.011
  • S. Tauber, A. Jais, M. Jeitler, S. Haider, J. Husa, J. Lindroos, M. Knoefler, M. Mayerhofer, H. Pehamberger, O. Wagner, and M. Bilban (2010) Transcriptome analysis of human cancer reveals a functional role of Heme Oxygenase-1 in tumor cell adhesion. Molecular Cancer, DOI: 10.1186/1476-4598-9-200
  • M. Mair, G. Zollner, D. Schneller, M. Musteanu, P. Fickert, J. Gumhold, C. Schuster, A. Fuchsbichler, M. Bilban, S. Tauber, H. Esterbauer, L. Kenner, V. Poli, L. Blaas, J. W. Kornfeld, E. Casanova, W. Mikulits, M. Trauner, and R. Eferl (2010) Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 Protects From Liver Injury and Fibrosis in a Mouse Model of Sclerosing Cholangitis. Gastroenterology, 138(7), 2499-2508 DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2010.02.049
  • S. Blüml, N. B. Binder, B. Niederreiter, K. Polzer, S. Hayer, S. Tauber, G. Schett, C. Scheinecker, G. Kollias, E. Selzer, M. Bilban, J. S. Smolen, G. Superti-Furga, and K. Redlich (2010) Anti-inflammatory effects of TNF on hematopoietic cells in the development of erosive arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 62(6), 1608-1619 DOI: 10.1002/art.27399
  • M. Musteanu, L. Blaas, M. Mair, M. Schlederer, M. Bilban, S. Tauber, H. Esterbauer, M. Mueller, E. Casanova, L. Kenner, V. Poli, and R. Eferl (2009) Stat3 Is a Negative Regulator of Intestinal Tumor Progression in ApcMin Mice. Gastroenterology, 138(3), 1003-1011. DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2009.11.049
  • I. Astapova, L.J. Lee, C. Morales, S. Tauber, M. Bilban, and A.N. Hollenberg (2008) The nuclear CoRepressor, NCoR, regulates thyroid hormone action in vivo. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 105(49), 19544-19549. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0804604105
  • S. Fluch, C. C. Olmo, S. Tauber, M.Stierschneider, D. Kopecky, T. G. Reichenauer, and I. Matusíková (2008) Transcriptomic changes in wind-exposed poplar leaves are dependent on developmental stage. Planta, 28(5):757-764 DOI: 10.1007/s00425-008-0777-2


  • Exploring the sampling universe of RNA-Seq. (Invited Talk)
    FSPM2 Colloquium, Bielefeld, Germany, 2013-4-26
  • Exploring the sampling universe of RNA-Seq. (Invited Talk)
    SSB Seminar, Paris, France, 2012-12-11
  • Exploring the sampling universe of RNA-Seq.
    Statistical and dynamical models in biology and medicine, Stuttgart, Germany, 2012-10-12
  • Coconuts - Classification of Coverage Patterns by Using Time Series Based Estimators
    Mini-Symposium & Workshop on Next Generation Sequencing, Vienna, Austria, 2011-11-28
  • Classification of Coverage Patterns
    UseR, Warwick, Great Britain, 2011-8-16
  • Classification of Coverage Patterns
    StatSeq Working Group 1 Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 2011-03-25
  • Analysis of a NGS Time Course Experiment
    Bioconductor Developer Meeting Europe, Heidelberg, Germany, 2010-11-17


Stefanie Tauber

Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna (CIBIV)
(CIBIV is a joint institute of Vienna University, and Medical University, Vienna, Austria)
Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL)
Campus Vienna Biocenter 5 (VBC5), Ebene 1, Room 1812.5
A-1030 Wien, Austria
Phone: ++43 +1 / 4277-24024
Fax:      ++43 +1 / 4277-24098
Email: stefanie.tauber(AT)univie.ac.at

Postal Address:

Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna (CIBIV)
Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL)
Dr. Bohr Gasse 9
A-1030 Wien, Austria

Stefanie Tauber - Last Change: 30.Dec.2013 .