Ali M. Yazbeck


Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Young Investigators Group Bioinformatics and Transcriptomics
Department Molecular Systems Biology
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig
Building: 4.1 und 4.2
Room: 237
Phone: +49 341 235 1355

Research interests

  • Non-coding RNA in health and disease; and regulatory roles

  • RNA homology search
  • Automated curation methods for large RNA datasets
  • Genes and transcriptomics differential expression analysis


  • Yazbeck, A. M., Stadler, P. F., Tout, K., & Fallmann, J. (2019). Automatic Curation of Large Comparative Animal MicroRNA Data Sets. Bioinformatics. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btz271
  • Yazbeck, A. M., Tout, K. R., & Stadler, P. F. (2018). Detailed secondary structure models of invertebrate 7SK RNAs. RNA biology, 15(2), 158-164.
  • Yazbeck, A. M., Tout, K. R., Stadler, P. F., & Hertel, J. (2017). Towards a consistent, quantitative evaluation of microRNA evolution. Journal of integrative bioinformatics, 14(1).