Center for Integrative Bioinformatics (CIBI)

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About

CIBI brings together expertise in genome sequence informatics, computational mass spectrometry (proteomics, metabolomics), biological image analysis, and workflow system from three Universities: Freie Universität Berlin (FUB), Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (EKUT) and Universität Konstanz (UKON), the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry Halle (IPB) and the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics Dresden (CBG). Its mission is to provide application users and expert data analysts with cutting-edge tools for proteomics, metabolomics, biological image, and next-generation sequencing data analysis as well as with a workflow engine to integrate these tools into coherent solutions for reproducible multi-omics studies.

Services

CIBI maintains the bioinformatics resources SeqAn (FUB), OpenMS (EKUT), workflow environment KNIME (UKON), metabolite annotation (IPB), Fiji (CBG), and supports application users, expert data analysts, and developers in using them. For developers CIBI offers high-quality software libraries to allow for efficient implementations of novel algorithmic ideas for the analysis of –omics data and for effective distribution to application users and expert data analysts. For application users, expert data analysts, and developers CIBI provides support and consulting in using and extending the solutions provided by CIBI. In addition to augmenting documentation as well as teaching materials of these resources, we provide training and education events in the area of proteomics, metabolomics, image analysis, sequence genomics as well as workflow systems. In addition, we support users in sharing and submitting to public metabolomics data repositories.

Developments

Developments focus on the sustainable, continued development and integration of the five main software platforms and other software libraries needed throughout de.NBI. CIBI pays particular attention to aspects of backwards compatibility and cross-platform availability of all maintained software to enable reproducibility of experiments and subsequent data analyses.

Project Management

Prof. Dr. Oliver Kohlbacher (Coordinator)
Zentrum für Bioinformatik
Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (EKUT)
Sand 14; 72076 Tübingen
Tel. +4970712970458; Fax +497071295152
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Prof. Dr. Michael Berthold (Partner)
Fachbereich Informatik und Informationswissenschaft
Universität Konstanz (UKON)
Box 712; 78457 Konstanz
Tel. +497531882207; Fax +497531885132
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Prof. Dr. Knut Reinert (Partner)
Institut für Bioinformatik
Freie Universität Berlin (FUB)
Takustrasse 9; 14195 Berlin
Tel. +493083875222; Fax +493083875218
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Partnerproject Management

Dr. Steffen Neumann (Partner)
AG Massenspektrometrie & Bioinformatik
IPB Halle (IPB)
Weinberg 3; 06120 Halle
Tel. +49 345 5582 1470; Fax. +49 345 5582 1409
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Prof. Dr. Gene Myers (Partner)
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Pfotenhauerstraße 108; 01307 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 210 1900
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Supplementary Information

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SAB-Poster KNIME

SAB-Poster OpenMS

SAB-Poster SeqAn

SAB-Poster MASH

SAB-Poster DAIS