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Dr. rer. nat Alexander Peltzer

Clinical Bioinformatics Lead

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG

Biography

Alexander Peltzer is working as a Clinical Bioinformatics Lead in the Translational Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology (TMCP) department at Boehringer Ingelheim in Biberach an der Riss/Germany. Before this, he was coordinating the research & development in data science at the Quantitative Biology Center (QBiC) in Tübingen, working in maintaining and developing modern solutions for data management and analysis for various omics technologies there. He obtained a Ph.D in Bioinformatics at the University of Tübingen and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History where he worked on computational methods for ancient DNA reconstruction.

Interests

  • Cloud & High Performance Computing
  • Data Science
  • Standards in Data Analysis
  • Ancient DNA

Education

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, 2018

    MPI-SHH/ University of Tübingen

  • MSc in Bioinformatics, 2013

    University of Tübingen

  • BSc in Bioinformatics, 2011

    University of Tübingen

Recent Posts

Affordable WGS for personal usage (part 1)

Analyzing my own genome data from DanteLabs WGZ service.

Running nf-co.re pipelines with AWSBatch

How to run AWSBatch with NF-Core pipelines using Nextflow.

Projects

nf-core

Community-based best-practice workflows in Nextflow

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Migrating legacy workflows to Nextflow

Many researchers and institutions face similar issues: Having in-house legacy workflows written in bash or other formats and now facing …

BigData analytics with Nextflow and nf-core

The standardization, portability, and reproducibility of analysis pipelines is a renowned problem within the bioinformatics community. …

nf-core: Community built bioinformatics pipelines

The standardization, portability, and reproducibility of analysis pipelines is a renowned problem within the bioinformatics community. …

Recent Publications

Ten simple rules for providing effective bioinformatics research support

Life scientists are increasingly turning to high-throughput sequencing technologies in their research programs, owing to the enormous …

The nf-core framework for community-curated bioinformatics pipelines

The standardization, portability and reproducibility of analysis pipelines are key issues within the bioinformatics community. Most …

Interpretations of microbial community studies are biased by the selected 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing pipeline.

One of the major methods to identify microbial community composition, to unravel microbial population dynamics, and to explore …

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