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Marc Zimmermann

Fraunhofer Institute SCAI, Germany

Dr. Marc Zimmermann has currently the position as group leader and deputy head of Department of Bioinformatics at the Fraunhofer SCAI. He has managed international research projects and developed chemoCR. chemoCR is a software recognizing chemical structures in image documents. The chemoCR system combines pattern recognition techniques with a chemical rule based expert system.

He has experience as a software developer for more than ten years and acted as team leader for software development projects since five years. All software projects have been financed by industrial partners. During his PhD in computer science and pharmacology (2004) he worked on a project on HTS data analysis in cooperation with Aventis Pharma and has published more than ten papers on virtual screening. In his academic career he has been working as assistant of Prof. Lengauer (University of Bonn, 2000). He is giving courses/seminars in molecular bioinformatics, algorithms and computer-aided design at Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (B-IT). He supervised more than ten bachelor and master theses in the area of image reconstruction and molecular modeling.

Contributions

Chemical Depictions – The Grand Challenge in Patents (ICIC 2009) Information Extraction Technologies in Chemistry: a Critical Review (ICIC 2007 - The Meeting)
Marc Zimmermann
Marc Zimmermann