About us

The Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (IBIS) is part of the Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health and hosts the Munich Information Center for Protein Sequences (MIPS). Its main focus is the genome-oriented bioinformatics, in particular the systematic analysis of genome information including the development and application of bioinformatics methods in genome annotation, expression analysis and proteomics. MIPS supports and maintains a set of generic databases as well as the systematic comparative analysis of microbial, fungal, and plant genomes.