Dr. Ulf Kämpfer, Mayor of Kiel, visits the biobanking and sequencing facilities at the IKMB

March 22, 2019 - 13:30

The IKMB was pleased to welcome Dr. Ulf Kämpfer (Oberbürgermeister der Stadt Kiel), Jörn Genoux (Leiter des Wirtschaftsreferates), Dr. Sabine Herlitzius (Leiterin des städtischen Gesundheitsamtes) und Kerstin Dronske (Wissenschaftsreferentin) to provide insights into the scientific work of the excellence cluster „Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation“. The group visited the automated storage system of the PopGen biobank, a central infrastructure for epidemiologic studies as well as the Next-Generation-Sequencing platform of the Competence Center for Genome Analysis (CCGA), one of four national DFG-funded sequencing centers. Finally, the visitors got the chance to explore the interactive StatusPlus tool for personalized medicine, a collaboration between the IKMB and the Muthesius Kunshochschule.