• Computomics: Data Analysis Experts

    Computomics’ data analysis experts offer custom services for next-gen sequencing projects - from crop science to metagenomics.

    animal and plant genetics

    Advanced Data Analysis
    for Ag Biotech

    Computomics was founded to bring the latest bioinformatics discoveries to industry application, facilitating global agricultural development.

    Crops: We parse large genomic data sets for plant breeders, deliver breeding recommendations, and provide molecular biology insight to reduce crop area requirements.

    Animal Health: We assemble and annotate genomic data from your species of interest, compare time-series data and visualize genomic variation in insightful ways.

    Metagenomics and Microbial Genomics: We analyze complex microbial communities and discover new organisms and metabolic pathways in a variety of samples.

  • For Novice to Expert Users


    If you’re entering the next-generation sequencing space for the first time, Computomics can assist you in developing a sequencing strategy, and offer consultation from library prep through your detailed data analysis.



    Computomics can help develop data analysis pipelines or process large quantities of data to help ease your workload.

  • Partners

    Collaborations with Academic Institutions

    Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology

    Tübingen, Germany

    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

    Zurich, Switzerland

    Collaborations with Companies

    Gene Expression

    Zurich, Switzerland

    Nebion creates a next-generation genomic search engine for discovery research, target and marker prioritization.

    NEBION AG and their product GENEVESTIGATOR

    Next-generation Sequencing

    Tübingen, Germany

    CeGaT is a Next-Generation Sequencing service provider.

    Center for Genomics and Transcriptomics — 
    CeGaT GmbH


    Sequencing Instruments

    Menlo Park, CA, USA

    PacBio develops sequencing solutions for scientists that propel the field of genomics, improve science and research, and create positive impact globally.

    PacBio Sequencing Instruments



    United Nations Global Compact

    We Support the Global Compact

    New York, USA

    The UN Global Compact is a call to companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals.

    UN Global Compact

    Baden Württemberg Connected e.V.

    Stuttgart, Germany

    The main goal of the network organization is to foster key-technologies in order to strengthen the region's economic development.


    Crop Science Society of America

    Madison, WI, USA

    Crop scientists focus on improving crops and agricultural productivity while effectively managing pests and weeds.



    Verein zur Förderung der Biotechnologie und Medizintechnik

    Tübingen, Germany

    This society helps regional companies and research instituts to strengthen the position of the region as a distinguished location for biotechnology and medical engineering.

    Verein zur Förderung Biotechnologie und Medizintechnik e.V.

    Erfolgsfaktor Familie

    Erfolgsfaktor Familie

    Berlin, Germany

    Computomics is a family-friendly employer, providing flexible work hours, part-time options and offers parental leave months.

    Netzwerk Erfolgsfaktor Familie


    Science2Start Ideenwettbewerb 2011/2012


    Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    The Science2Start Ideenwettbewerb prices scientists and founders for life-science-concepts with economic potential.


    Innovation Award 2015

    Innovation Award

    Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    Selects regional industrial, technical and technological service companies for exemplary efforts in the development of new products, methods and technological service or the use of modern technology in products, production or service.

    Innovation Award

    CyberOne 2014

    CyberOne Award

    Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    The CyberOne Hightech Award Baden-Württemberg is looking for technology-oriented start-ups with innovative business concepts.


    Innovative through Research

    Innovative through Research

    The network is a common initiative of companies and foundations that advises, connects and supports in the areas of education, science and innovation.


  • About us

    Computomics utilizes cutting edge bioinformatics tools to offer highly accurate, customized service projects to companies across the globe.

    We help navigate the complexities of all genomes. Our advanced machine-learning methods enable rapid understanding of genomic data for agricultural, biotech, microbiome, and metabolomics researchers.

    We provide our clients with thorough consultation on their sequencing projects, with in-depth analysis of their genomic data, and with comprehensive reports.

    Contact us to plan your project

    Hear from our Clients

    "I am absolutely pleased with the service, communication, speed, and the quality of the results.  I look forward to working together in the future."

    — G. Keith Rufener II,  Becks Superior Hybrids


    "Computomics annotated a complex coffee genome for us in about 6 weeks allowing for a timely release. Their staff was highly interactive resulting in a high quality annotation."

    — Allen Van Deynze, Director of Research, Seed Biotechnology Center and Associate Director, Plant Breeding Center University of California, Davis

  • Management

    Sebastian Schultheiss Managing Director

    Dr. Sebastian J. Schultheiss

    Managing Director

    Advanced degree in bioinformatics from University of Tübingen. PhD for NGS data and web service analysis at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology and at the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory of the Max Planck Society, Tübingen. Expert for NGS data analysis, cloud computing and our analysis pipeline.

    Scientific Advisory Board Members

    Detlef Weigel Scientific Director Plant Genomics

    Prof. Dr. Detlef Weigel

    Scientific Director Plant Genomics

    Director of the Molecular Biology Department at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen.

    Expert in molecular biology of plants.

    Daniel Huson Scientific Director Metagenomics

    Prof. Dr. Daniel Huson

    Scientific Director Metagenomics

    Professor of Algorithms in Bioinformatics, University of Tübingen.

    Expert in metagenomics.

    Gunnar Raetsch Scientific Director Transcriptomics

    Prof. Dr. Gunnar Rätsch

    Scientific Director Transcriptomics

    Associate Professor at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York.

    Expert in transcriptomics and machine learning.

    Karsten Borgwardt Scientific Director Machine Learning

    Prof. Dr. Karsten Borgwardt

    Scientific Director Machine Learning

    Professor of Data Mining in the Life Sciences at University of Tübingen.

    Expert in machine learning.

    Strategic Advisory Board Members

    Ralf Allrutz Business Advisor

    Harald Fuchs

    Business Advisor

    Founder of HF Business Consulting for start-ups and investors. Long term experience in leading positions at LBBW Venture Capital and bwcon. Lecturer at the DHBW Stuttgart and HS Esslingen.

    Reinhard Hamburger Business Advisor

    Reinhard Hamburger

    Business Advisor

    Former Head of Agilent Technologies Deutschland GmbH and founder of Reinhard Hamburger Business Coaching, Wildberg.

    Michael Krohn Business Advisor

    Dr. Michael Krohn

    Business Advisor

    Member of the Board and Head of R&D at BRAIN AG

  • Careers

    We are constantly looking for bright people with bioinformatics experience to join the Computomics team in marketing, sales, and bioinformatics analysis roles. Are you interested in joining our team? Please drop us a line!

    Sales Professional EMEA (m/f/d)

    You will be an ambassador for Computomics NGS analysis services worldwide. You will help us build a sales team. Our domain experts lend support at any time during the sales process.

    You will develop new relationships with potential clients and distribution partners, nurture existing relationships, understand their requirements and carry out all activities required to ensure a pipeline of opportunities and a client base in line with agreed company-wide and personal goals.


    As a key member of management you will actively play a role in identifying and defining new market opportunities, and creating the context to bring opportunity to fruition. Your interaction with customers, partners and your creative ability will provide essential input to marketing and product development. The position is based in Southwest Germany, Tübingen.

    The ideal sales professional will have the following traits and skills: 

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    • You have extensive experience in NGS, life sciences or bioinformatics, driving new business through consultative selling of services, with a proven track record of achieving sales targets and implementing sales goals
    • With an entrepreneurial and commercial mind, you thrive in a hands-on start-up environment on-site with our team in Tübingen, with a clear focus on meeting customer expectations
    • Astute, confident, and comfortable in asking the right questions, you are truly able to work in a consultative way with your clients and to contribute to Computomics’ overall success
    • You are able to travel as needed to meet your target
    • The position demands a high level of interpersonal skills, presentation ability, personal integrity and excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, other languages are a plus
    • You are lively and outgoing with a natural ability to build and foster relationships
  • Contact

    Tübingen, Germany

    Computomics is based in the university town of Tübingen, situated in the Southwest of Germany, but serves clients all over the world. We also have offices in Davis, California and Madison, Wisconsin.

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    Computomics GmbH
    Christophstr. 32
    72072 Tübingen

    Phone: +49 7071 568 3995