Nadezhda Tsankova Doncheva

Nadezhda Tsankova Doncheva

Assistant professor

Current position


PostDoc researcher at the NNF Center for Protein Research and at the Center for non-coding RNA in Technology and Health at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Previous positions


Research scientist in the Department for Computational Biology and Applied Algorithmics at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany


Research scientist in the Resource on Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics at the University of California, San Francisco, USA



PhD (Dr. rer. nat), Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Saarland University, Germany


Masters (M. Sc.) in Bioinformatics, Saarland University, Germany


Bachelor (B.S.) in Computational Molecular Biology, Saarland University, Germany


German high school diploma, German Language School “Prof. Konstantin Galabov”, Bulgaria

Research Awards


Conference travel fellowship for ISMB/ECCB 2015


BioVis 2013 data contest overall favorite (IEEE BioVis 2013, Atlanta, US)


Travel grant of the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds for a 3-month research visit at UCSF, USA


Conference travel fellowships for VIZBI and ECCB10

2007 & 2009:

Scholarship for excellent foreign students at the Saarland Universities (3 months)


5–10 November 2018

EMBO Practical Course on Computational Analysis of Protein–Protein Interactions, Rome, Italy

21 September 2018

Bioinformatics for Human Biologists, Copenhagen, Denmark

19 September 2018

STRING/Cytoscape as part of the Advanced Physiological Modelling lecture, Copenhagen, Denmark

5–9 February 2018

From Protein Structure to Biological Function through Interactomics, Cantanhede, Portugal

24 January 2018

Cytoscape/STRING Workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark

21 September 2017

Bioinformatics for Human Biologists, Copenhagen, Denmark

23–24 May 2017

STRING/Cytoscape Workshop, Aarhus, Denmark

30 May–4 June 2016

EMBO Practical Course on Computational Analysis of Protein–Protein Interactions, Budapest, Hungary

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