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Viviane Timmermann

Institute of Physics and Institute for Molecular Medicine and Cell Research
University of Freiburg
Hermann-Herder-Strasse 3
79104 Freiburg im Breisgau
room: High-rise 209
phone: +49 761 203 5792
mail: viviane.timmermann -at-


Research Interests:
Mathematical modeling in the context of Systems Biology and Systems Medicine
-Multi-Scale Modelling of Mechano-Electrophysiology of the Heart
-Dynamic Protein Machinery of Sarcomeric Contraction
Advanced analytics of quantitative data
-Development of a Data Analysis Methods for Mass Spectrometry

V. Timmermann*, S. T. Wall, J. Sundnes, T. Lawen, P. A. Baumeister, T. A. Quinn, A. D. McCulloch, A. G. Edwards:
An In-Silico Study on Integrated Mechanisms of Mechano-Electric Feedback in Ischemic Arrhythmia
arXiv, 2023

G. Tumlinson*, E. Chleilat, J. Madl, P. Kohl, V. Timmermann:
Quaternion-Aligned Electroanatomical Models of the Murine Atria from Standard-Output Functional and Structural Imaging
arXiv, 2023.

R. Emig*, C. M. Zgierski-Johnston, V. Timmermann, A. J. Tabener, M. P. Nash, P. Kohl, R. Peyronnet:
Passive Myocardial Mechanical Properties: Meaning, Measurement, Models
Biophysical Reviews, 2021, 13(5):587-610.

V. Timmermann*, A. D. McCulloch:
Mechano-Electric Coupling and Arrhythmogenic Current Generation in a Computational Model of Coupled Myocytes
Frontiers in Physiology, 2020, 11:519951.

V. Timmermann*, A. G. Edwards, S. T. Wall, J. Sundnes, A. D. McCulloch :
Arrhythmogenic Current Generation by Myofilament-Triggered Ca2+ Release and Sarcomere Heterogeneity
Biophysical Journal, 2019, 117(12):2471-2485.

V. Timmermann*, L. A. Dejgaard, K. H. Haugaa, A. G. Edwards, J. Sundnes, A. D. McCulloch, S. T. Wall:
An Integrative Appraisal of Mechano-Electric Feedback Mechanisms in the Heart
Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 2017, 130(Pt B): 404-417.

* first author

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Curriculum Vitae:
Since 01/2024Junior Group Leader and Hans A. Krebs Digital Medical Scientist
Institute of Physics (Prof. J. Timmer) and Institute of Molecular Medicine (Prof. C. Borner), Freiburg (GER)
07/2023 - 12/2023Part-Time Postdoctoral Researcher
Institute for Experimental Cardiovascular Medicine (Prof. P. Kohl), Freiburg (GER)
01/2021 - 12/2023Head of IT
Institute for Experimental Cardiovascular Medicine, Freiburg (GER)
07/2019 - 12/2020Postdoctoral Researcher
Institute of Engineering in Medicine (Prof. A. D. McCulloch), University of California San Diego (USA)
01/2017 - 12/2019Visiting Researcher (Multiple Short-Term Visits)
Institute of Engineering in Medicine (Prof. A. D. McCulloch), University of California San Diego (USA)
10/2016Visiting Researcher
School of Biomedical Imaging Sciences (Prof. S. Niederer), King's College London, (UK)
01/2016 - 09/2016Visiting Researcher
Institute of Engineering in Medicine (Prof. A. D. McCulloch), University of California San Diego, (USA)
01/2015Visiting Researcher
Computational Biology Group (Dr. J. J. Rice), IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights (USA)
09/2013 - 10/2014Student Research Assistant
Fraunhofer-Institute for Technical and Economic Mathematics, Kaiserslautern (GER)
08/2012 - 10/2014M. Sc. in Mathematics International
Technical University of Kaiserslautern (GER) and National University of Singapore (SGP)
10/2008 - 09/2012B. Sc. in Mathematics
Technical University of Kaiserslautern (GER) and Nantes Universite (FRA)
06/2008Abitur at Gymnasium Kaltenkirchen, Kaltenkirchen (GER)
11/1989Born in Hamburg (GER)