Ralf Stefan Neumann

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Room 4131
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 20 Rikshospitalet 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 4950 Nydalen 0424 OSLO

Academic Interests

Most aspects of bioinformatics, especially related to sequencing data and non-coding RNA annotation.

Understanding the role of non-coding RNA in the evolution of animal multicellularity.

The analysis of biological pathways.


Higher education and employment history


Master degree in Psychology (NTNU, 1998)

Master degree in Biology (UiO, 2010)



IT development consultant (XCon Data, GreenTrip, Ringnes/Carlsberg, Anticimex, 1999-2008)

Research assistent (bioinformatics) at the MERG group (UoO, 2010-2011)

Part-time bioinformatics consultant for NEXTERA (2014-)




  • Roy, Bishnudeo; Neumann, Ralf Stefan; Snir, Omri; Iversen, Rasmus; Sandve, Geir Kjetil; Lundin, Knut Erik Aslaksen & Sollid, Ludvig Magne (2017). High-Throughput Single-Cell Analysis of B Cell Receptor Usage among Autoantigen-Specific Plasma Cells in Celiac Disease. Journal of Immunology.  ISSN 0022-1767.  199((2)), s 782- 791 . doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1700169
  • Bråte, Jon; Adamski, Marcin; Neumann, Ralf Stefan; Shalchian-Tabrizi, Kamran & Adamska, Maja (2015). Regulatory RNA at the root of animals: dynamic expression of developmental lincRNAs in the calcisponge Sycon ciliatum. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences.  ISSN 0962-8452.  282(1821), s 1- 9 . doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1746 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Kumar, Surendra; Krabberød, Anders Kristian; Neumann, Ralf Stefan; Michalickova, Katerina; Zhao, Sen; Zhang, Xiaoli & Shalchian-Tabrizi, Kamran (2015). BIR pipeline for preparation of phylogenomic data. Evolutionary Bioinformatics.  ISSN 1176-9343.  11, s 79- 83 . doi: 10.4137/EBO.S10189
  • Neumann, Ralf Stefan; Kumar, Surendra; Haverkamp, Thomas Hendricus Augustus & Shalchian-Tabrizi, Kamran (2014). BLASTGrabber: A bioinformatic tool for visualization, analysis and sequence selection of massive BLAST data. BMC Bioinformatics.  ISSN 1471-2105.  15(128) . doi: 10.1186/1471-2105-15-128 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Neumann, Ralf Stefan; Kumar, Surendra & Shalchian-Tabrizi, Kamran (2014). BLAST output visualization in the new sequencing era. Briefings in Bioinformatics.  ISSN 1467-5463.  15(4), s 484- 503 . doi: 10.1093/bib/bbt009

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  • Haraldsen, Arthur Alexander Blørstad; Bråte, Jon; Neumann, Ralf Stefan; Fromm, Bastian; Grini, Paul Eivind & Shalchian-Tabrizi, Kamran (2016). Pre-metazoan origin of animal microRNAs.
  • Bjorbækmo, Marit Markussen; Neumann, Ralf Stefan; Haraldsen, Arthur Alexander Blørstad & Shalchian-Tabrizi, Kamran (2015). Expanding our knowledge about parasites using PATHOS-DB (The PArasiTe–HOSt-DataBase).
  • Bjorbækmo, Marit Markussen; Neumann, Ralf Stefan; Haraldsen, Arthur Alexander Blørstad & Shalchian-Tabrizi, Kamran (2015). HIDDEN PROTIST PARASITES: HOW CAN THEY BE DETECTED?.
  • Høydahl, Lene Støkken; Neumann, Ralf Stefan; Qiao, Shuo Wang; Sollid, Ludvig Magne; Sandlie, Inger & Løset, Geir Åge (2011). Development of a High Affinity TCR Reagent by Phage Display to Study Antigen Presentation in Celiac Disease. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology.  ISSN 0300-9475.  73(4), s 372- 372

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Published May 12, 2014 11:11 AM - Last modified Apr. 24, 2015 12:56 PM