Algorithmic Bioinformatics

The research of the group focuses on the data-driven analysis of biological questions, as well as method development to solve prediction problems for large biological data sets. To address problems of either medical or biotechnological relevance we are using pattern recognition techniques and phylodynamic methods. An example  is the development of phylodynamic techniques, which combine phylogenetic and epidemiological information to infer different aspects of the evolutionary dynamics of rapidly evolving populations. We apply these techniques to analyze genomic data of microbial communities (also known as metagenomic data), of influenza viruses and of cancer cells.


Office Address

Group Algorithmic Bioinformatics
Building 25.12 Level/Room 01.46
Universitätsstraße 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Substitute Professorship (from 20.04.2015)

Dr. Alexander Sczyrba

Building: 25.12
Floor/Room: 01.46
Phone +49 211 81-10427
Fax +49 211 81-13464


Angela Rennwanz

Building: 25.12
Floor/Room: 01.44
Phone +49 211 81-10591
Fax +49 211 81-13464
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