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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

Meet Sebastian at APRS in Salzburg

Sebastian will give a plenary talk at the Austrian Proteomic Research Symposium (September 22-24, 2014) in Salzburg. Title of the talk is “Elementary, my dear Watson: Fingerprint search in molecular structure databases”.

Meet Kai at the ASMS conference in Baltimore

Kai will give a talk at the Conference of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry in Baltimore, USA.

Postdoktoranden-Stipendium der Carl Zeiss Stiftung

Franziskas Antrag an die Carl Zeiss Stiftung im Rahmen des Nachwuchsförderprogramms 2014 wurde bewilligt. Zum Thema “Lücken im Kraftwerk der Zukunft” werden wir zukünftig zusammen mit Manja Marz den Hell/Dunkel-Zyklus bei Cyanobakterien mittels kombinierter Metabolom- und Transkriptomanalyse untersuchen.

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.