Skip to content
Portrait von Jun.-Prof. Dr.  Robert Heyer.

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Robert Heyer heads the junior research group Multidimensional Omics Data Analysis (MdOA) at ISAS. As a cooperation with Bielefeld University based on the Jülich model, Heyer holds a professorship in bioinformatics there. After his PhD on the development of a laboratory and bioinformatic workflow for investigating microbiomes in anaerobic digestion plants, the bioinformatics expert worked as a postdoc in the Databases and Software Engineering group of Gunter Saake at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg. Heyer’s research focus is on software development for the analysis, storage and visualisation of omics data and microbiomes characterisation. In particular, he is passionate about improving the understanding of biological and clinical processes by linking high-resolution omics data with modeling.  

“You create paths by taking them.“ (according to Franz Kafka)