Group Members

The group has offices on the UdS Campus, Center for Bioinformatics, Building E2.1, first floor.

Group members can generally be reached by email using one of the addresses or

Principal investigators

Prof. Dr. Sven Rahmann
Campus, E2.1, 1.14
66123 Saarbrücken
+49 (681) 302-70880


Jens Zentgraf
Campus, E2.1, 1.13
66123 Saarbrücken
+49 (681) 302-70848
Vu Lam Dang
Campus, E2.1, 1.07
66123 Saarbrücken
+49 (681) 302-70846

Students and student assistants

Saim Momin
Campus, E2.1, 1.12
66123 Saarbrücken
Qihua Liang
Campus, E2.1, 1.12
66123 Saarbrücken
Pegah Einaliyan
Campus, E2.1, 1.12
66123 Saarbrücken


Nadine Wilhelm
Campus, E2.1, 4.15
66123 Saarbrücken
+49 (681) 302-68600


  • Dr. Inken Wohlers: postdoc (2011-2014), now postdoctoral researcher at University of Lübeck.
  • Dr. Tobias Wittkop: doctoral student (2006-2010), now senior director of bioinformatics, AccuraGen, Menlo Park, CA.
  • Dr. med. Marcel Wiesweg: postdoctoral researcher (2017-2018), now Oberarzt at University Hospital Essen.
  • Dr. Henning Timm: doctoral student (2014-2020), now developer at Research Data Services, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  • Dr. Marcel Martin: doctoral student (2007-2012), now expert for the National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden at SciLife lab, Uppsala.
  • Prof. Dr. Tobias Marschall: doctoral student (2007-2010), now professor at Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • MSc. Elias Kuthe: PhD student (2015-2021), now finishing the PhD thesis.
  • Dr. Dominik Kopczynski: doctoral student (2011-2017), now postdoctoral researcher at the Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften - ISAS - e.V.
  • Dr. Inke Herms: doctoral student (2006-2009), now senior software developer at Diamant Software, Bielefeld.
  • Dr. Epameinondas Fritzilas: doctoral student (2006-2009), now senior bioinformatician, Desktop Genetics, London, UK.
  • M.Sc. Jan Forster: Doctoral student (2016-2021), now working in a privately owned company.
  • Dr. Tahir Ejaz: doctoral student (2006-2010), now assistant professor at School of Systems and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Dr. Sérgio A. de Carvalho Jr.: doctoral student (2004-2007), now software developer for IBM, Dublin.
  • Dr. Daniela Beisser: postdoc (2012-2018), now staff scientist in the department of Biodiversity headed by Jens Boenigk at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
  • Prof. Dr. Jan Baumbach: doctoral student (2005-2008), now professor at University of Hamburg.

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