Research Projects and Funding of the Systems Biology Group

Current Research Projects


Identification of robust antiviral drug targets against SARS-CoV-2

This start-up project supports the identification of robust targets for the treatment of COVID-19 to be experimentally verified in subsequent projects.

Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science as part of the Excellence Strategy of the German Federal and State Governments.


Computer Modeling and Experimental Validation of Microbial Interactions
Collaborative Project

The project № EXC-2124/05.037_0 is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation, doi:10.13039/501100001659) under Germanyʼs Excellence Strategy – EXC 2124 – 390838134 and supported by the Cluster of Excellence CMFI (Controling Microbes to Fight Infections) from May 2021 to April 2024 as a collaboration with the group of Dr. Simon Heilbronner.


Sino-German Mobility Program Project (M-0257)

Funded by the Sino-German Center for Research Promotion of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) in Bejing.

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. med. Rainer Lehmann

 


Program for the Promotion of Junior Researchers 2020

Start-up financing for innovative projects with good prospects of attaining external third-party funding, particularly those which involve assisting qualified junior researchers to set up independent research projects. Division II – Research

Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF, Germany) and the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science as part of the Excellence Strategy of the German Federal and State Governments.

Principal investigator: Dr. Reinhaneh Mostolizadeh


Athene Programme of the University of Tübingen

Funded by the Equal Opportunities Office at University of Tübingen to particularly support young female researchers in the post-doc phase.

Principal investigator: Dr. Reinhaneh Mostolizadeh


Computational Systems Biology of Infections and Antimicrobial-Resistant Pathogens

Project TTU 08.703 is funded by the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF, doi:10.13039/100009139) within the Deutsche Zentren der Gesundheitsforschung (BMBF-DZG, German Centers for Health Research of the Federal Ministery of Education and Research), grant № 8020708703. The research group is part of the network for research on Healthcare-Associated and Antibiotic Resistant Bacterial Infections (HAARBI).


Support by the de.NBI Cloud

The research group acknowledges the use of de.NBI cloud and the support by the High Performance and Cloud Computing Group at the Zentrum für Datenverarbeitung of the University of Tübingen and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF, Germany) through grant № 031 A535A.

Principal investigator: Dr. Jens Krüger


Completed Research Projects


Computer Modeling and Experimental Validation of Microbial Interactions
Explorative Project

The project № EXC-2124/05.051_0 was funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation, doi:10.13039/501100001659) under Germanyʼs Excellence Strategy – EXC 2124 – 390838134 and supported by the Cluster of Excellence CMFI (Controling Microbes to Fight Infections) from January 2020 to April 2021.


Teach@Tübingen

Program for the internationalization and diversification of the university's educational offer – funded by the Institutional Strategy of the University of Tübingen (German Research Foundation DFG, ZUK 63).

2020

Funding for the class Systems Biology I taught by Dr. Bashir S. Mienda and Dr. Reihaneh Mostolizadeh.

2017

Funding for the class Systems Biology II taught by Dr. Reihaneh Mostolizadeh and Dr. Andreas Dräger.


Google Summer of Code

GSoC 2020

Google is sponsoring two international students to participate in software projects of the systems biology group within the Summer of Code 2020.

Aims: Further development of the Systems Biology Simulation Core Library (SBSCL) and improving the interoperability of the library COBRApy with the SBML standard.

GSoC 2019

Funding of three Indian students for various systems biology-related software projects.

GSoC 2018

Support of an international student in the USA for the work on the Systems Biology Simulation Core Library.

GSoC 2017

Funding for an international student in Japan for working on a web-based simulator for biochemical models - Further information

GSoC 2016

Funding of five international students (from Japan, Armenia, India, the USA, and Germany) to work on projects related to SBML under the umbrella of the National Resource for Network Biology (NRNB) - Further information


Development of essential software and resources for the scientific community for systems biology modelling via Java™

Supported by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), grant № 2R01GM070923-13 from July 2013 to September 2016 and subsequently from October 2016 till May 2020.


Conceptual Design of a German infection-related OMICS Data Exchange (GirOD) Platform

iGEM Team Tübingen 2016

Co-project lead of the iGEM team of the University of Tübingen (annual student competition in synthetic biology)


Recruitment of excellent junior researchers

Recruitment of excellent junior researchers funded by the University of Tübingen