Samed Güner, M.Sc.
Prof. Dr. Dominik Grimm

Head of the professorship

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-230
Mail: dominik.grimm@hswt.de

TUM Campus Straubing
Petersgasse 18
D-94315 Straubing

Petersgasse 18 Room: 00.027


Employment & Education History

  • Since July 2020: Founding Member of Synthetic Biology Foundry SynBiofoundry@TUM (https://www.cs.tum.de/forschung/synbiofoundry/)
  • Since September 2019: Affiliated Professor @ TUM Department of Informatics, Technical University of Munich
  • Since March 2018: Professor for Bioinformatics (W2, tenured)
    University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
    TUM Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability
  • Aug. 2016 – Feb. 2018: Scientist, Bioinformatics
    Exosome Diagnostics GmbH, Martinsried
  • Jan. 2015 – Juli 2016: PostDoc, Bioinformatics and Machine Learning
    ETH Zürich, Machine Learning and Computational Biology Lab
    Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, Basel, Switzerland
  • Dec. 2013 – Dec. 2014: Scientific Assistant, Bioinformatics and Machine Learning
    Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
  • April 2011 – Nov. 2013: PhD-Student, Bioinformatics and Machine Learning
    Max-Planck-Institute for Intelligent Systems & Max-Planck-Institute for Developmental Biology
    Machine Learning and Computational Biology Research Group, Tübingen

Research Internships

  • Research Internship, Bioinformatics
    University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Center for Health Informatics, Australien
  • Research Internship, Bioinformatics & Data-Warehouse
    University of Cambridge, U.K.
    FlyMine/InterMine Gruppe, Cambridge, U.K., (in collaboration with the European Bioinformatics Institute)
  • Research Internship, Bioinformatics & Data-Warehouse
    European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI)
    Proteomics Services Gruppe, Hinxton, U.K., (in collaboration with the University of Cambridge)


  • 2006 – 2011 Student in Bioinformatics at the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Additional Appointments
Research Grants
2021New machine learning techniques for more accurate plant breeding by integrating heterogeneous external factors (CropML), funded by the BMBF, ~270’000 EUR, 3 years 
2021“Reinforcement Learning for Automated Flowsheet Synthesis of Steady-State Processes”, funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation), ~315’000 EUR, 3 years
2021“Glycosid Produktion”, funded by the “Bayrisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Landesentwicklung und Energie” together with TUM and three industry partners (own budget ~152’000 EUR, 2 years)
2020“Evaluation and development of modern methods of artificial intelligence for automatic weed detection in sorghum using drones” (EWIS), funded by the “Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten” with ~0.55 million EUR, joint project with the TFZ and LfL, (own budget ~244’000 EUR, 3 years)
2020“Digitale Management-Unterstützungssysteme für kleine und mittelständische Unternehmen in Wertschöpfungsketten von Zierpflanzen, Stauden und Schnittblumen” (PlantGrid), funded by the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food with ~1.4 million EUR, 5 labs, >10 industry partners (own budget ~220’000 EUR, 3 years)
Awards, Honors & Scholarships
  • Supervisory Award, first round at TUM Campus Straubing (2022)
  • Prize for Excellence in Teaching at TUM Campus Straubing (2021)
  • Prize for Excellence in Teaching at TUM Campus Straubing (2020)
  • Max Planck Ph.D. Scholarship.Ph.D. scholarship (2011-2013)
  • Oral Presentation Prize (Poster), Awarded for outstanding oral presentation, Ph.D. Symposium 2012,
    International Ph.D. Program in the Biological Sciences.
    Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany. (2012)
  • InWent Practical Training Semester Abroad. Scholarship for internship in Australia (2009-2010)
  • Erasmus. Scholarship for internship in U.K. (2008)
  • SPURT, Second place at the robotics competition SPURT at the University of Rostock, Germany. (2001)
  • Jugend forscht, Third place in the regional competition, Passau, Germany. (2001)

A full list of publications can be found here, at Google Scholar or at ResearchGate.


Professorship Bioinformatics

Petersgasse 18
94315 Straubing


Prof. Dr. Dominik Grimm

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-230
Fax: +49 (0) 9421 187-285
E-Mail: dominik.grimm@hswt.de

Team Assistant

Anna Fischer

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-231
Fax: +49 (0) 9421 187-285
E-Mail: anna.fischer@hswt.de