User:Thomas Wächter

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Thomas studied Computer Science in Dresden with a minor subject in Molecular Biology. In 2010 he obtained his PhD in Bioinformatics with highest honor from Technical University of Dresden where he was supervised by Prof. Michael Schroeder. His research interests are ontology development, automatic ontology creation support, text-mining and semantic search. Together with Andreas Doms, Heiko Dietze and Loic Royer, he developed the first versions of Since 2007 he is leading the Go3R Project which created the first literature search engine for information on animal testing alternatives ( He has developed the Ontology Generation Tool for OBO-Edit and Protégé and the Dresden Ontology Generator for Directed Acyclic Graphs (DOG4DAG) they both build on.