Prof. Dr. Ulf Leser

Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics

Telephone: ++49 (0) 30 2093 3902
Fax:          ++49 (0) 30 2093 5484
Mail:          leser(at)

Visiting address
Institute for Computer Science
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Rudower Chaussee 25
12489 Berlin

Mail address
Institute for Computer Science
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Short Bio

Ulf Leser is a full professor at the Institute for Computer Science at Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin. He studied Computer Science at the Technische Universität München and obtained his PhD in Data Integration in 2000 from Technische Universität Berlin. After app. 3 years in the software industry, in 2002 he returned to academia as professor for Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics. His main research interests are biomedical data management and text mining, infrastructures for large-scale scientific data analysis, and statistical Bioinformatics, with a focus on cancer research.

He is speaker of the Collaborative Research Center "Foundations of Workflows for Large-Scale Scientific Data Analysis (FONDA)" and of the collaborative research project "Comprehensive Data Integration for Precision Oncology (PREDICT)". From 2014-2019, he was speaker of the Research Training Group "Service-oriented Architectures for Health Care Systems (SOAMED)". Furthermore, he currently is principal investigator in the interdisciplinary graduate schools "Berlin School of Integrative Oncology (BSIO)" and "Computational Methods for Precision Oncology (CompCancer)", in the "Heibrids graduate school an Data Science", the research unit "Beyond the Exome", and the Einstein Center for Digital Future Berlin (ECDF).



Publications (2003-current) or at Google scholar, DBLP, Research Gate

Publications (1996-2002)

Curriculum Vitae

Keynotes and Tutorials

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Last Change: 09/2016