We aim to have filled dozens of key posts for the translational research commons by 2026, from BIH chairs to BIH professorships and junior group leaders. Junior group leaders will be promising scientists in an early stage of their careers who can be expected to earn an international reputation.
Junior Research Group 'Computational Genome Biology'
Martin Kircher joined BIH in March 2017 as a new junior research group leader in the field of bioinformatics.
Junior Research Group 'Genome Informatics'
Birte Kehr joined BIH in November 2016 to establish the junior research group Genome Informatics. She and her team are developing computational approaches for the analysis of genome sequencing data with a focus on the detection of structural variation.