Aschueler.Small Name: Schueler, Andreas

Status: Ph.D student

Email: a.schueler [a]

Tel.: +49-(0)251-83-21636

Room: 100.22


  • Nov.2016 Ph.D. in the Evolutionary Bioinformatics Group at the WWU Muenster
  • Funding: Volkswagen Foundation fellowship (since 2010)
  • 2006-2008: Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics, University of applied Sciences of Gelsenkirchen.
  • 2003-2006: Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology, University of applied Sciences of Gelsenkirchen
  • 1999-2002: Advanced technical college entrance qualification combined with an apprenticeship as biological technical assistant. Rheinische Akademie, Cologne.

Research interests

  • Modular evolution of genes and proteins
  • Evolution of Complex Cellular Networks


  • Schüler A , Bornberg-Bauer E
    Evolution of Protein Domain Repeats in Metazoa
    Molecular Biology and Evolution 2016
  • Schüler A , Schmitz G, Reft A, Özbek S, Thurm U and Bornberg-Bauer E
    The rise and fall of TRP-N, an ancient family of mechanogated ion channels, in metazoan
    Genome Biology and Evolution 2015
  • Purifying selection on splice-related motifs, not expression level nor RNA folding, explains nearly all constraint on human lincRNAs
    Schüler A, Ghanbarian AT and Hurst LD
    Molecular Biology and Evolution 2014
  • Quantification and Functional Analysis of Modular Protein Evolution in a Dense Phylogenetic Tree
    Moore AD, Grath S, Schüler A, Huylmans A, Bornberg-Bauer E
    Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Proteins and Proteomics 2013
  • Balasubramanian PG, Beckmann A,  Warnken U, Schnölzer M, Schüler A, Bornberg-Bauer E, Holstein TW and Ozbek S
    Proteome of Hydra nematocyst.
    J Biol Chem 2012
  • Schüler A & Bornberg-Bauer E.
    The Evolution of Protein Interaction Networks.
    Methods Mol Biol 2011
  • The Nasonia Genome Working Group
    Functional and evolutionary insights from the genomes of three parasitoid Nasonia species.
    Science 2010


  • Volkswagen Foundation Ph.D. fellowship (awarded 2010), Evolutionary Biology thematic impetus.