Christian Schönbach, Dr.rer.nat.
Department Chair
Office Phone:
+7 (7172) 705972

Research Interest

Bioinformatics, genetics and immunology: (1) understanding immune responses to viral infections, (2) microbiomics, (3) peroxisomal disease pathways and (4) biological data management.

Selected Publications
Courses Offered

Prof. Christian Schönbach rejoined the faculty of the Department of Biology as the Chair in January 2018. Previously he was appointed as a Professor at the International Research Center for Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Japan (2016-2017), the Department of Biology, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University (2013-2016), and the Department of Bioscience and Bioinformatics, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan (2009-2013). Other prior positions included Associate Professor at the Division of Genetics and Genomics, School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2006-2009), Team Leader (2002-2006) and Research Scientist (2000-2002) at the Advanced Genome Information Technology Research Group, RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, Japan, Principal Investigator at Kent Ridge Digital Labs, Singapore (1999-2000), and Research Scientist at Chugai Research Institute for Molecular Medicine, Inc., Japan (1995-1999). In 2016 he was elected President of Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network a regional affiliate of International Society of Computational Biology.