• Curriculum vitae


    • Since 2020:
      PhD studies at the Department of Genetic Epidemiology, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Münster, Germany
    • 2016 - 2019:
      MSc in Bioinformatics, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
      Thesis: EpiPrimer: Bioinformatic software for bisulfite amplicon analysis
    • 2008 - 2014:
      BSc in Biomedical Engineering, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
      Thesis: Design of a Hidden Markov Model-based speech recognition system to help patients with hearing disorders

    Work experience

    • 2014:
      Internship: Training on operating medical devices (CT, MRI), Damascus National Hospital, Damascus, Syria
  • Research interests

    • Epigenetic regulation in cardiovascular diseases
    • Multi-omics integrative analysis
    • Cancer epigenetics
    • Interactive web platforms for disease diagnosis and prediction
  • Publications

    Marisol Herrera-Rivero, Shrey Gandhi, Anika Witten, Amer Ghalawinji, Ulrich Schotten, Monika Stoll (2022). Cardiac chamber-specific genetic alterations suggest candidate genes and pathways implicating the left ventricle in the pathogenesis of atrial fibrillation. Genomics, Volume 114, Issue 2, March 2022, 110320 10.1016/j.ygeno.2022.110320 [doi]