Tag: software engineering

  • Bastien Chopard's group

    What we do In the Scientific and Parallel Computing (SPC) Group, we develop new algorithms and methods to better understand and/or predict various phenomena in biology. We focus on multiscale modelling and computing, high-performance computing,...

  • Bernd Rinn's group

    What we do Our group in Scientific IT Services (SIS) is an interdisciplinary bioinformatics and scientific IT group, which develops computational tools and services. We provide HPC infrastructure and services, improve and port scientific software,...

  • Carlos-Andrés Peña-Reyes's group

    What we do With the advent of high-throughput technologies and clinical information systems, the life sciences and clinical sciences now produce very large amounts of data (big data). Our goal is to uncover hidden patterns in these data, as well...

  • Christian Ahrens' group

    What we do Our research revolves around the bioinformatic integration and analysis of datasets from state-of-the-art omics technologies, which we obtain through close collaboration with experimental biologists. These datasets include genome...

  • Christian von Mering's group

    What we do In the Bioinformatics / Systems Biology Group, we study the dynamics of entire biological systems, both at evolutionary time-scales and at shorter time-scales – down to a few minutes. We often work in close collaboration with laboratory...

  • Christophe Dessimoz's group

    What we do At the interface of biology and computer science, we seek to better understand evolutionary and functional relationships between genes, genomes and species. Key underlying questions are: How can we extrapolate current biological...

  • Dagmar Iber's group

    What we do The Computational Biology Group (CoBi) develops computational models of developmental processes. We place a particular focus on mechanistic 4D image-based in silico models of organogenesis (mouse lung, kidney, pancreas, limb, brain,...

  • Daniel Stekhoven's group

    What we do The Clinical Bioinformatics Unit is the dry lab of the ETH Zurich core facility NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies. CBU offers customized bioinformatics and biostatistics services for projects in the field of biomedical research. We...

  • Daniel Wegmann's group

    What we do When observing nature, it is easy to be impressed by the huge diversity seen on any biological scale. Our primary aim is to better understand the underlying evolutionary and ecological processes that have been shaping this diversity...

  • Gaston Gonnet's group

    What we do In the Computational Biochemistry Research Group, we are interested in the modelling and analysis of biological problems at the molecular level. In particular, our expertise lies in searching algorithms, optimizing algorithms,...

  • Gunnar Rätsch's group

    What we do We are interested in modern machine-learning techniques suitable for the analysis of problems that arise in medicine and biology. In particular, we develop new learning techniques that are capable of dealing with large amounts of...

  • Hubert Rehrauer's group

    What we do We are dedicated to the processing, analysis and interpretation of Next-Generation Sequencing data. We interact closely with research groups, and provide tailored comprehensive bioinformatics solutions. Additionally, we provide standard...

  • Increasing the impact of SIB’s bioinformatics resources

    What does it imply to increase the impact of a bioinformatics resource when its scientific relevance is already established and recognized? Since February 2018, a dedicated SIB team has been working hand-in-hand with resource developers to create a...

  • Jérôme Goudet's group

    What we do Our group's interest is focused on understanding how the interplay of population structure, trait architecture and selection can be disentangled. To this end, we use different approaches, from theory and the development of statistical...

  • Join us at SIB's bioinformatics hackathon for kids

    Children aged 9 to 14 are invited to take part in the second edition of SIB's public bioinformatics hackathon in Geneva on Saturday 14 April.

  • Karsten Borgwardt's group

    What we do Our lab acts as the bridge between big data analysis and biomedical research. We develop novel data mining algorithms to detect patterns and statistical dependencies in large datasets from the fields of biology and medicine. Our major...

  • Laurent Excoffier's group

    What we do In the Computational and Molecular Population Genetics (CMPG) Group, we develop new methodologies for the simulation and analysis of molecular polymorphisms within species, with a particular focus on humans. We also develop and maintain...

  • Luciano Cascione's group

    What we do Our main task at the Bioinformatics Core Unit (BCU) is to support the research groups at the Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) with computational and statistical services. Our research interests are focused on the genetics and...

  • Marc Robinson-Rechavi's group

    What we do In the Evolutionary Bioinformatics Group, we are mainly concerned with determining the role of evolutionary innovation and constraint in animals. For this, we develop methods and databases to extract reliable information from genome and...

  • Marcel Riedi's group

    What we do In the Service and Support for Science IT (S3IT) unit, we provide support for science in general, and for life science and medicine in particular. S3IT serves as a partner for both local and national projects to enable competitive...

  • Maria Anisimova's group

    What we do The Applied Computational Genomics Team focuses on theoretical and computational aspects of modelling the process of genome evolution and adaptive change. With the growing size and complexity of molecular data, we strive to keep pace by...

  • Mark Robinson's group

    What we do In the Statistical Bioinformatics Group, we develop robust data analysis solutions, including new or improved methods, for the analysis of genome-scale data. We develop statistical methods for interpreting data from high-throughput...

  • Matteo Dal Peraro's group

    What we do Our main goal at the Laboratory for Biomolecular Modeling is to understand the physical and chemical properties of complex biological systems, in particular their function with regard to structure and dynamics. To this end, we use and...

  • Matthew Robinson's group

    What we do We develop and apply statistical methodologies to large human phenotype-genotype datasets, to address long-standing questions in population and quantitative genetics. These have improved the prediction accuracy of disease risk in...

  • Michael Baudis's group

    What we do The Computational Oncogenomics Group works on the computational analysis of structural genome variations in cancer. Our work centres around our arrayMap and Progenetix resources of curated molecular-cytogenetic and sequencing data....

  • Michael Stadler's group

    What we do Our group is located at the Friedrich Miescher Institute in Basel. We study gene regulation through the analysis and modelling of genome-wide datasets. We collaborate closely with experimental researchers on various biological topics,...

  • Michel Milinkovitch's group

    What we do We combine Evolutionary and Developmental Biology as well as genomic approaches with the study of Physical Processes to understand the mechanisms generating life’s complexity and diversity. The self-organizational capabilities of...

  • Mihaela Zavolan's group

    What we do Individual cells of a body exhibit a stunning diversity of phenotypes, despite carrying a largely identical genetic makeup. This is due to the distinct ways in which the same genetic information can be read, interpreted and translated...

  • Nicolas Salamin's group

    What we do We develop models and software to better understand the evolution of organisms and to test macroevolutionary hypotheses. We are looking at the ecological, genomic and morphological factors that constrain speciation and adaptation. We...

  • Niko Beerenwinkel's group

    What we do The Computational Biology Group is involved in research and teaching in the areas of computational biology, biostatistics, and systems biology. Our activities include the development of mathematical and statistical models, their...

  • Olivier Michielin - Vincent Zoete's group

    What we do The Molecular Modelling Group studies molecular interactions using modelling techniques such as homology modelling, molecular dynamics, docking and free energy simulations. Our main activity consists in developing and applying methods...

  • Patrick Ruch's group

    What we do In the SIB Text Mining Group, we carry out activities in semantic interoperability and text analytics applied to the health and life sciences. Previously hosted by the Radiology and Medical Informatics Department of the University...

  • Philipp Bucher's group

    What we do In the Computational Cancer Genomics Group, we are interested in gene regulation in both healthy and diseased cells. Breakthroughs in genomics technologies have led to the production of large volumes of data that could potentially tell...

  • Richard Neher's group

    What we do Our goal is to understand how evolution works at the molecular level and how organisms adapt to changing conditions through random mutations and recombination. Pathogens provide excellent model systems for studying these processes. We...

  • Robert Ivanek's group

    What we do Our group is located in the Department of Biomedicine (DBM) at the University of Basel. We collaborate with scientists from DBM on projects covering a broad spectrum of research topics, from cellular differentiation and evolutionary...

  • Robert Waterhouse's group

    What we do The group’s research is focused on elucidating interactions between gene evolution and gene function through developing computational approaches to interrogate evolutionary and functional genomics data. We are developing quantifications...

  • September Virtual Seminar by Rostyk Kuzyakiv: an interview

    IPortal, taming biomedical dataData, like money, seems to be driving the world these days. Data-producing technology has evolved so fast in the past few decades that it has created – and continues to do so – huge amounts of data that, like a very...

  • SIB strengthens its capacities in data security and developments for the health sector

    The start of a new academic year is always a good time to engage in strategic thinking. What are the major themes for SIB's development? Where will SIB be adding value in the years to come? Following the directions set out in SIB's Roadmap, over...

  • SIB, the movie - Swiss bioinformatics in action

    Bioinformatics is now essential to life science. But what is this discipline about? And who are the people behind it?

  • Sven Bergmann's group

    What we do In the Computational Biology Group, we develop concepts and algorithmic tools for the analysis of large-scale biological and clinical data. We participate in many genome-wide association studies (GWAS) for human traits and have a...

  • Tanja Stadler's group

    What we do In the Computational Evolution Group, we develop phylogenetic tools in order to understand evolutionary processes. Using our phylogenetic methods, we aim to improve our understanding of past evolutionary and population dynamic processes...

  • Technology coordination

    What we do The group works in close cooperation with technology and infrastructure provides and competence centres such as Vital-IT/Swiss-Prot and sciCORE to combine forces wherever necessary and practical. Additionally, the group advises SIB on...

  • The Swiss Data Science Center and SIB are joining forces to build a secure data processing environment for personalized health research in Switzerland

    The Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC) and SIB are teaming up on developing software platforms, services and best practices for privacy-conscious data-driven science in the context of SPHN.

  • Torsten Schwede - Thierry Sengstag's group

    What we do sciCORE is a centre of competence in scientific computing located at the University of Basel. Over 170 research groups in the fields of bioinformatics, computational chemistry, physics, biology, medicine, and economics use our services....

  • Torsten Schwede's group

    What we do In the Computational Structural Biology (CSB) Group, we focus on the development of methods and algorithms to model, simulate and analyse three-dimensional protein structures and their molecular properties in order to apply these...

  • Vital-IT

    What we do With a multidisciplinary team of scientists and technical staff, Vital-IT maintains a competency centre in bioinformatics and computational biology. Its infrastructure currently spreads across six institutions that maintain...

  • Vital-IT group

    What we do With a multidisciplinary team of scientists and technical staff, at Vital-IT we maintain a competenc ecentre in bioinformatics and computational biology. Our infrastructure currently spreads across six institutions that maintain...