Single Cell Omics Germany (SCOG) -

Single Cell Omics Germany (SCOG)

SCOG mission

Single-cell genomics is revolutionizing biology and medicine, combining the advantages of bulk sequencing techniques and microscopic analyses of single cells. Rapid technological advances now allow the profiling of genomes, transcriptomes and epigenomes at an unprecedented level of resolution. To harness the full potential of these developments  new computational methods specifically tailored towards the analysis of single cell omics data are essential. Integrating efforts in all research areas involved will enhance the translation of single-cell sequencing techniques to the clinic. The network single cell omics germany (SCOG) brings together national researchers using and developing single-cell technologies to generate insights into biological systems. Its mission is to provide a collaborative platform for the exchange of both computational and experimental methods and expertise, thereby strengthening single-cell research in Germany. Connecting the German single-cell community with relevant international initiatives (such as HCA and IHEC), the network will help to address biomedical questions and foster translational research.


We are currently setting up the network and are looking for partners and members. The homepage is being set up and will be online by June 2018.

If you are interested please contact the SCOG management team.

Steering Board

Eileen Furlong
Developmental Regulatory Genomics, EMBL Heidelberg

Nikolaus Rajewsky
The Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology (BIMSB), MDC Berlin

Joachim Schultze
Department for Genomics & Immunoregulation, LIMES Bonn
University of Bonn

Fabian Theis
Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum München
Technical University of Munich

Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla
Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells, Helmholtz Zentrum München

Barbara Treutlein
Department for Genetics, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology Munich,
Technical University of Munich

Jörn Walter
Department for EpiGenetics, Saarland University