Dr. Elias Dohmen

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Email: e.dohmen@uni-muenster.de

Tel.: +49-(0)251-83-21508

Room: Hüfferstr.1a - 3

ORCID iD iconORCID: 0000-0002-7203-2314

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Curriculum Vitae

  • 2022 - present Postdoctoral Researcher in the DFG funded SPP 2349
    GEvol: Genomic Basis of Evolutionary Innovations
  • 2020 - 2022 Postdoctoral Researcher in the DFG funded Research Unit FOR2281
    SO-LONG Research Unit: Sociality and the reversal of the fecundity-longevity trade-off
  • 2015 - 2020 PhD in Bioinformatics at WWU Münster with Prof. Dr. Bornberg-Bauer
    Thesis: Protein Domains as Molecular Markers for Large Scale Sequence Analysis
  • 2012 - 2015 Master of Science in Biology (Special Study Program "Evolution and Biocomplexity"), WWU Münster
    Thesis: The Evolutionary Origin of Novel Enzyme Functions
  • 2009 - 2012 Bachelor of Science in Biology, WWU Münster


  • Major changes in domain arrangements are associated with the evolution of termites
    Mikhailova, A; Dohmen, E; Harrison, MC
    accepted in Journal of Evolutionary Biology
  • Comparative Evolutionary Genomics in Insects
    Feldmeyer B, Bornberg-Bauer E, Dohmen E, Fouks B, Heckenhauer J, Huylmans AK, Jones ARC, Stolle E, Harrison MC
    accepted as book Chapter for the MiMB series, volume on Comparative Genomics
  • Complex regulatory role of DNA methylation in caste- and age-specific expression of a termite
    Harrison MC, Dohmen E, George S, Sillam-Dussès D, Séité S, Vasseur-Cognet M
    Open Biology, 2022
  • New Genomic Signals Underlying the Emergence of Human Proto-Genes
    Grandchamp A, Berk K, Dohmen E, Bornberg-Bauer E
    Genes, 2022
  • The modular nature of protein evolution: Domain rearrangement rates across eukaryotic life
    Dohmen E, Klasberg S, Bornberg-Bauer E, Perrey S and Kemena C
    BMC Evolutionary Biology, 2020
  • Gene content evolution in the arthropods
    Thomas GWC, Dohmen E, [...], Richards S
    Genome Biology, 2020
  • Higher-order epistasis shapes the fitness landscape of a xenobiotic-degrading enzyme
    Yang G, Anderson DW, Baier F, Dohmen E, Hong N, Carr PD, Kamerlin SCL, Jackson C, Bornberg-Bauer E, Tokuriki N
    Nature Chem Bio, 2019
  • DOGMA: a web server for proteome and transcriptome quality assessment
    Kemena C, Dohmen E, Bornberg-Bauer E
    Nucleic Acids Research, 2019
  • Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the heat stress response of Daphnia pulex: ROS-mediated activation of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) and heat shock factor 1 (HSF-1) and the clustered expression of stress genes
    Klumpen E, Hoffschröer N, Zeis B, Gigengack U, Dohmen E and Paul RJ
    Biol. Cell, 2017
  • DOGMA: domain-based transcriptome and proteome quality assessment.
    Dohmen E, Kremer LPM, Bornberg-Bauer E, Kemena C
    Bioinformatics, 2016