Bioinformatics (IBG-4) - Analysis of complex data for life sciences

Creating, editing, understanding and sharing of complex data: bioinformatics for high-dimensional data and processes in life sciences and in the bioeconomy.

IBG-4: Bioinformatik

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The European Project BreedingValue Officially Launched

BreedingValue aims on breeding of new resilient and value-adding berries. As one of 20 partners from eight different countries IBG-4 is researching in the EU-funded BreedingValue project to improve strawberry, blueberry and raspberry varieties. On January 20th and 21st, the project partners met for a virtual kick-off meeting to get the project started officially.

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Start of the EU-funded project GLOMICAVE

The EU project GLOMICAVE started on November 1st, 2020. GLOMICAVE stands for “GLobal OMIC data integration on Animal, Vegetal and Environment sectors”. The project is funded for 3,5 years as part of the EU's Horizon 2020-Transforming European Industry funding. Marie Bolger from IBG-4 was involved in the acquisition of EU funding and will work on the project.


PlaBi-PD False Flax

Camelina sativa genome data added to the plaBi-PD database

2021 Mar 08: Genome data of the traditional oilseed False flax were added to the plaBi database. Beside Camelina sativa, the plaBi database focuses on seven other crop plants and the reference model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. The online available web interface shows the protein sequence (including conserved domains), the cDNA and the genomic sequence (including predicted exon/intron positions) for all protein encoding genes. In addition, protein sequences are grouped into protein families and functionally annotated by the Mapman4 framework.


Poster award 2nd place for DataPLANT at the E-Science Days 2021

05 March 2021: The poster with the title “Data Stewards as ambassadors between the NFDI and the community” by Dirk von Suchodeletz, Jens Krüger, Timo Mühlhaus, Björn Usadel, Holger Gauza, Christina Martins Rodriguez was awarded a poster prize of the 2nd place. Congratulations!


IBG-4 is involved in national and international third-party funded projects. Here you find an overview of our projects.

Research at IBG-4

Bioinformatics for high-dimensional data and processes in life sciences and bioeconomy.