Priv.-Doz. Dr. Karl Rohr

Biomedical Computer
Vision Group BioQuant, IPMB, Bioinformatics&Functional Genomics Heidelberg University
69120 Heidelberg, Germany

Phone: +49 6221-54 51298
Fax:      +49 6221-54 51488
Email:   k.rohr@uni-hd.de

FIELDS OF INTEREST

Biomedical image analysis; Probabilistic tracking and motion analysis; Elastic image registration, Model-based segmentation and quantification; Landmark localization

CURRENTLY FUNDED PROJECTS

BMBF ImmunoQuant, EU FP7 SysPatho, Currently supervision of 7 PhD theses

AWARDS & HONORS

2013 Prize for best scientific paper, BVM’13 (Image Processing for Medicine)
2012 DFG Project QuantVessel selected as one of 10 projects from about 20,000
DFG projects for presentation at DFG exhibition, Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin
2012 Prize for best scientific paper, BVM’12 (Image Processing for Medicine)
2010 1st Prize Poster Award, Summer School AMBIA, Masaryk University,
Czech Republic
2009 Prize for best scientific paper, BVM’09 (Image Processing for Medicine)
2008 Best Paper Award ICPDC’08 (Int. Conf. of Parallel and Distributed Computing)
2008 BVM price for best scientific paper, BVM’08 (Image Processing for Medicine)
 2007  BVM poster price, BVM’07 (Image Processing for Medicine)
2000 Honorable Mention for the Pattern Recognition Society Award for an
outstanding contribution to the journal Pattern Recognition
1995 Springer Best Paper Award, KI’95 (Conference on Artificial Intelligence)
1990 DAGM price (German Association for Pattern Recognition), DAGM’90

2007–present Member of the Excellence Cluster CellNetworks, Heidelberg University
2007–2010 Guest Professor, International University in Germany, Bruchsal
2004–present Head of Biomedical Computer Vision Group, Associate Professor, Heidelberg University and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Faculty of BioScience, IPMB, BioQuant
2000–2004 Associate Professor, Head of Computer Vision & Graphics Group, School of Information Technology, International University in Germany, Bruchsal
1999 Research stay, Surgical Planning Lab, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
1999 Habilitation in Computer Science, University of Hamburg
1994 PhD (Dr.rer.nat.), Dept. of Computer Science, University of Hamburg
1994–2000 Project leader, IMAGINE project funded by Philips Research Laboratories, Hamburg, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Hamburg
1992–2000 Research Associate, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Hamburg,
Cognitive Systems Group
1988–1991 Research Associate, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Karlsruhe (now KIT), Collaborative Research Center Program (SFB) 314
1981–1987 Study of Electrical Engineering, Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.), University of Karlsruhe (now KIT)

2009–present Member Editorial Board, Journal of Healthcare Engineering
2007–2012 Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
2000–2006 Associate Editor, Pattern Recognition (International Journal)
2011 Main organizer, Sixth International Workshop on Microscopic Image Analysis with Applications in Biology (MIAAB’11), Sept. 2011, University of Heidelberg, Germany
2009 Co-organizer, Fourth International Workshop on Microscopic Image Analysis with Applications in Biology (MIAAB’09), Sept. 2009, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD/USA
2008 Co-organizer, Third International Workshop on Microscopic Image Analysis with Applications in Biology (MIAAB’08), Sept. 2008, New York University, NY/USA

Godinez WJ, Lampe M, Koch R, Eils R, Müller B, and Rohr K. (2012) Identifying Virus-Cell Fusion in Two-Channel Fluorescence Microscopy Image Sequences Based on a Layered Probabilistic Approach, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 31:9, 1786-1808

Chang L, Godinez WJ, Kim IH, Tektonidis M, de Lanerolle P, Eils R, Rohr K, Knipe DM. (2011) Herpesviral replication compartments move and coalesce at nuclear speckles to enhance export of viral late mRNA. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 108:21, E136-E144

Matula P, Kumar A, Wörz I, Erfle H, Bartenschlager R, Eils R, and Rohr K. (2009). Single-cell-based image analysis of high-throughput cell array screens for quantification of viral infection. Cytometry A, 75A:309-318

Harder N, Mora-Bermúdez F, Godinez WJ, Wünsche A, Eils R, Ellenberg J, and Rohr K. (2009) Automatic Analysis of Dividing Cells in Live Cell Movies to Detect Mitotic Delays and Correlate Phenotypes in Time, Genome Research 19:11, 2113-2124

Rohr K. Landmark-Based Image Analysis Using Geometric and Intensity Models, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht Boston London 2001

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