Lisa Maria Steinheuer

PhD-Student Bioinformatics

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ
Young Investigators Group Bioinformatics & Transcriptomics
Department Molecular Systems Biology
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig
Building Building 4.1 und 4.2
Room: 239
Phone: +49 341 235 1011

Research interests

  • handling and analysis of 'sparse data' such as 'single-cell RNA sequencing' data
  • evaluation of different imputation approaches
  • correlation network reconstruction in order to identify long non-coding RNAs (lncRNA) from sparse data

Ongoing Projects



since 10/2018


Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ Leipzig, Germany

10/2016 - 09/2018

Master of Science in Biological Sciences

University of Cologne, Germany

09/2013- 09/2016

Bachelor of Sciences in Applied Biology

University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany


Benchmarking scRNA-seq imputation tools with respect to network inference highlights deficits in performance at high levels of sparsity
Lisa Maria Steinheuer, Sebastian Canzler, Jörg Hackermüller
bioRxiv 2021.04.02.438193; doi: