B.Sc. Online Media
Hochschule Furtwangen University
Furtwangen, Germany

cum laude

Thesis: The use of Apache Mahout and the MapReduce paradigm to perform cluster analysis of big data on Amazon Web Services
Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Maass

Research Experience

May 2015 to

Scholar at Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Research Advisor: Gustavo de los Campos, PhD

Mar 2011 to
May 2015

Visiting Scientist at Department of Pathology, Division of Informatics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Research Advisor: Jonas Almeida, PhD

Mar 2009 to
Feb 2011

Student Research Assistant at Research Center for Intelligent Media
Furtwangen, Germany
Research Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Maass

Journal Publications

  1. A. Grueneberg and G. de los Campos, “BGData - A Suite of R Packages for Genomic Analysis with Big Data,” G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 1377–1383, May 2019.

  2. M. Behring et al., “Integrated landscape of copy number variation and RNA expression associated with nodal metastasis in invasive ductal breast carcinoma,” Oncotarget, vol. 9, no. 96, pp. 36836–36848, Dec. 2018.

  3. H. Kim, A. Grueneberg, A. I. Vazquez, S. Hsu, and G. de los Campos, “Will Big Data Close the Missing Heritability Gap?,” Genetics, vol. 207, no. 3, pp. 1135–1145, 2017.

  4. H. Koo, J. A. Hakim, P. R. Fisher, A. Grueneberg, D. T. Andersen, and A. K. Bej, “Distribution of cold adaptation proteins in microbial mats in Lake Joyce, Antarctica: Analysis of metagenomic data by using two bioinformatics tools,” Journal of microbiological methods, vol. 120, pp. 23–28, 2016.

  5. M. D. Cain, J. R. Siebert, E. Iriabho, A. Gruneberg, J. S. Almeida, and O. M. Faye-Petersen, “Development of novel software to generate anthropometric norms at perinatal autopsy,” Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 203–209, 2015.

  6. D. E. Robbins, A. Grüneberg, H. F. Deus, M. M. Tanik, and J. S. Almeida, “A self-updating road map of The Cancer Genome Atlas,” Bioinformatics, vol. 29, no. 10, pp. 1333–1340, 2013.

  7. J. S. Almeida et al., “ImageJS: personalized, participated, pervasive, and reproducible image bioinformatics in the web browser,” Journal of pathology informatics, vol. 3, 2012.

  8. J. S. Almeida, A. Grüneberg, W. Maass, and S. Vinga, “Fractal MapReduce decomposition of sequence alignment,” Algorithms for Molecular Biology, vol. 7, no. 1, p. 12, 2012.

Conference Proceedings

  1. D. E. Robbins, A. Grüneberg, H. F. Deus, M. M. Tanik, and J. Almeida, “TCGA Toolbox: an Open Web App Framework for Distributing Big Data Analysis Pipelines for Cancer Genomics,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics, 2013, p. 62.

Conference Presentations

  1. A. Grüneberg, and Gustavo de los Campos, “BGData: Memory mapped Matrices and Data Structures for Genomic Data for R”, poster presented at Annual Public Health Research And Practice Day, Birmingham, AL, Apr., 2015.

  2. H. Kim, A. Grüneberg, and J. M. Szychowski, “Web-based Sample Size Calculator for Non-Inferiority Study”, poster presented at UAB Public Health Research Day in School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL, Apr., 2014.

  3. A. Grüneberg, and J. Almeida, “A Minimal Governance Layer for the Web of Linked Data”, poster presented at CSHALS, Boston, MA, Feb. 26-28, 2014.

Professional Experience

Jun 2004 to
Sep 2008

Web Developer at trenovis OHG
Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany


Sep 2008 to
Feb 2009

Intern at CAS Software AG
Karlsruhe, Germany



Basics of Municipal Broadband Networks
Ministry for Rural Area, Food, and Consumer Protection in Baden-Württemberg, Germany





German (native), English (fluent), French (proficient), Korean (basic)