Welcome to the eilslabs

The eilslabs form a joint research group between the division "Theoretical Bioinformatics" at the German Cancer Research Center (dkfz) and the department Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics at the Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology (IPMB) at Heidelberg University. The group is headed by Prof. Roland Eils.



eilslabs data management featured in FAZ newspaper

In one of its recent issues, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (short FAZ), one of the largest German newspapers, gives insight in current challenges in managing the data flood arising from cancer genome projects. Within the article, J├╝rgen Eils, head of the eilslabs Data Management group, explains how the eilslabs handle several Petabyte of genome data at the DKFZ and how data compression can help to improve handling times.