EBOKON10: Joint cooperation to fight infectious diseases

The Analyze Genomes team at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) supports the research activities of the international research cooperation “EBOKON10” coordinated by the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research. The consortium members work on specific software tools build on latest in-memory technology to enable systematical tracking and tracing of infectious disease cases. It addresses concrete requirement of many countries by involving experts working in affected regions, e.g. affected by the latest Ebola outbreak.

Further details are available on the project webpage.

Research partners

 Industry partners


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About Matthieu-P. Schapranow

Dr.-Ing. Matthieu-P. Schapranow is Leader of the Working Group "In-Memory Computing for Digital Health" and Scientific Manager Digital Health Innovations at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI). He is a valued member of the Platform Learning Systems and contributes to the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM) and the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health. Dr.-Ing. Schapranow holds a PhD as well as the MSc and BSc degrees in Software Engineering. He was named as one of the top Elite Researchers in Life Sciences in 2016 and one of Germany's Top 10 Junior Scientists in 2015. Furthermore, he was honored with the Personalized Medicine Convention Award 2015, the European Life Science Award in 2014, and the Innovation Award of the German Capital Region in 2012. Together with Prof. Dr. Plattner, he published the textbook "High-Performance In-Memory Genome Data Analysis" in 2013.