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.


The team from Heidelberg was awarded the second place out of over 100 teams in the overall judgment during the “International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM)”.


Heidelberg Team iGEM 2009



iGEM is the premiere undergraduate Synthetic Biology competition hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Further the team of Professor Roland Eils secured the prizes for the best new technical standard and the best internet documentation. Read a concise project abstract below and find the detailed project on the iGEM-Homepage and on the price-winning Heidelberg-Wiki.