Laboratory medicine: Confirming diagnoses and supporting treatments – quickly, efficiently and correctly.


Processing and modelling of biological data

The DGKL Bioinformatics working group was founded at the end of 2003 and has been part of the Molecular Diagnostics Division since 2009. The primary objective is the IT-assisted preparation and interpretation of multivariate data sets from genome and proteome analysis. In addition, we are investigating the extent to which bioinformatics methods are suitable for making the flood of routine laboratory findings more accessible.

The current focus of our work is on

  • Laboratory data standardisation, e.g. normalisation and colour coding
  • Explorative analysis of mass data, e.g. by cluster analysis
  • Decision support through machine learning, e.g. automatic generation of decision trees.

In addition to scientific work, we are also committed to continuing education in the field of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine, especially with our own workshops and course scripts as well as at the annual conferences of the DGKL and the Molecular Diagnostics Division.


Crash Course Biostatik with R (DKLM 2018) course material


Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Christof Winter / München