Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics at HU Berlin

by prof. Ulf Leser, Technical Universität Berlin

March 28th 2013 @ 10:00, in Serraia

In this invited talk prof. Ulf Leser will present

Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics at HU Berlin


The group on Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin pursues research in various areas of data and knowledge management for scientific applications, especially in biomedicine. The talk will give an overview over some recent results, especially in graph query optimization, information extraction, and scientific workflows.


Ulf Leser studied Computer Science at Technische Universität München and holds a PhD in Information Integration from Technical Universität Berlin.

After three years as software project manager, he re-joined academia as professor Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics. His group currently consists of 15 PhD students and postdocs which work in a number of national and international projects especially in the areas of (biomedical) information extraction, scientific data-/ workflows, scientific databases, and functional bioinformatics.