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Welcome to the Chair of Bioinformatics

Head: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Böckergruppenfoto

Postal Address

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Institut für Informatik
Lehrstuhl für Bioinformatik
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2
07743 Jena


Kathrin Schowtka
Room: 3404
Phone: +49-3641-9-46450
Fax: +49-3641-9-46452

The secretariat’s office hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30-16:00
Sebastian Böcker office hours: Tuesday, 14:00 – 15:00.

For e-mail or phone contact to a particular member of the chair see the members page.

The RNA Bioinformatics and High Throughput Analysis of Prof. Dr. Manja Marz is associated with our group.

The Bio Systems Analysis research group of PD Dr. Peter Dittrich is an independent research group which is also part of this Chair.

Latest News

Studieninformationsseite für Schüler

Unter finden sich Informationen zum Studium der Bioinformatik in Jena. Alle Studieninteressierten mögen dort vorbei schauen!

Shonan seminar on exact algorithms for bioinformatics research

Sebastian is one of the organizers of the Shonan seminar “Towards the ground truth: Exact algorithms for bioinformatics research“. The seminar will take place in Tokyo, Japan from March 16th to March 20th. If you are interested in participating, please contact one of the organizers.

Lehrveranstaltung von Sebastian an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle

Sebastian hält am Donnerstag den 9. und 16. Januar zwei Vorlesungen an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle zum Thema Genome Rearrangements und Gencluster.

Vorlesungsunterlagen finden sich hier, hier und hier.

How to find us

Look at the map on Google Maps.

Getting there by train: You will arrive either at Jena Westbahnhof or at Jena Paradies. Click on one of the links to find walking directions to our offices, walking distance is about 5 minutes. When you reach the intersection of Schillerstraße and Leutragraben, walk left into the tram tunnel trough the building. Use the second entrance on the left, about 10m behind the tunnel. Take the elevator, press 4. Walk through two glass doors and to the right.