Alexander Karollus


09/2020 - present PhD student in the Chair of Computational Molecular Medicine, TUM, Germany


2016 - 2020 B.Sc in Bioinformatics, TUM / LMU, Munich, Germany
2014 - 2016 M.Sc in Economics and Public Policy, Ecole Polytechnique / ENSAE / Sciences Po, Paris
2011 - 2014 BA.Sc in Social Sciences, Sciences Po, Paris


  • Alexander Karollus*, Johannes Hingerl*, Dennis Gankin*, Martin Grosshauser, Kristian Klemon, Julien Gagneur. Species-aware DNA language models capture regulatory elements and their evolution. Genome Biology, 2024, PMID: 38566111
  • Elisabeth Esser, ..., Alexander Karollus, Nicholas H. Smith, ..., Julien Gagneur, Ulrike Protzer. Viral genome sequencing to decipher in-hospital SARS-CoV-2 transmission events. Nature, 2024, PMID: 38459123 Sharedlt Link
  • Alexander Karollus, Thomas Mauermeier, Julien Gagneur. Current sequence-based models capture gene expression determinants in promoters but mostly ignore distal enhancers. Genome Biology, 2023
  • Alexander Karollus, Žiga Avsec, Julien Gagneur. Predicting mean ribosome load for 5’UTR of any length using deep learning. PLOS Computational Biology, 2021, PMID: 33970899