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Dr. Christoph Bock

Dr. Christoph Bock

Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Computational Biology and Applied Algorithmics

Campus E1 4
66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
email:   cbock@mpi-inf.mpg.de
phone:   +49 681 9325
fax:   +49 681 9325 3099
room:   (Building E1 4)
2nd homepage:  http://www.computational-epigenetics.de

Academic Degrees


  • Oct. 2008: PhD degree ("doctor rerum naturalium") in bioinformatics and computer science, Saarland University, Germany. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Lengauer and Prof. Dr. Jörn Walter.
  • Jul. 2004: Master degree in computer science and business information systems ("Wirtschaftsinformatik-Diplom"), University of Mannheim, Germany.
  • Jun. 2002 / Jul. 2004: Completion of the EU-sponsored degree scheme "European Master of Business Science" at the University of Wales in Swansea, UK, and the University of Mannheim, Germany.

Scholarships and Awards


  • 2011: Charles A. King Trust Fellowship Award (King Trust / Bank of America)
  • 2010: Eduard Martin Award (outstanding thesis award, Saarland University)
  • 2009 - 2011: Feodor Lynen Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • 2009: EMBO Long-term Fellowship (declined in favor of the Lynen fellowship)
  • 2009: Otto Hahn Medal (outstanding thesis award, Max Planck Society)
  • 2008: PhD awarded with highest grade (summa cum laude)
  • 2005 - 2008: Graduate fellowship by the German National Academic Foundation
  • 2005 - 2010: Travel awards supporting presentations at international conferences
  • 2004: Research training scholarship by the Japanese International Science and Technology Exchange Center (JISTEC)
  • 2003: Research training scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the National Science Council of Taiwan (NSC)
  • 2001 - 2002: Exchange scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation
  • 2001 - 2002: ERASMUS scholarship by the European Union
  • 2000 - 2004: Student scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation