We always think beyond our own research question.
Berend Snel

Utrecht University houses bioinformatics expertise at a world-class level. Our aim is to strengthen data driven science, with a focus on a broad variety in biological research within Utrecht Life Sciences.

The Utrecht Bioinformatics Center does connect researchers and facilitates sharing of knowledge in order to stimulate novel bioinformatics approaches and cutting-edge integrative bioinformatics in a wide variety of life sciences.

Our community brings together about 160 people and expertise of several scientific fields in Utrecht University: Biology, Chemistry, Information Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Pharmaceutical Science and Veterinary Medicine.


28 May 2019
The protein complex that enables cells with a nucleus to divide, is a mosaic of over 40 primal proteins. It explains the success of all cells with a nucleus.
UMCU medewerkers praten met een patiënte
11 July 2018
Research project ‘MyOwnResearch’, including Utrecht University professors Aletta Kraneveld and Alex Schönhuth, has been awarded a grant of 2.6 million Euros.