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Your trusted partner for reaching your goals.

Listening to Your Needs. Earning Your Trust.

In 2012, field-defining experts in machine learning, plant research and bioinformatics founded Computomics as a spin-off from Max Planck Institute for Biology and the University of Tübingen. The idea from the start: Utilizing cutting-edge bioinformatics tools to deliver highly accurate, customized service projects to companies across the globe.

Today, with the experience of more than 180 successfully completed projects for customers in 18 countries, Computomics helps navigate the complexities of all genomes. Our advanced machine learning methods enable rapid understanding of genomic data for agricultural, biotech, microbiome, and metabolomics researchers.

We provide our clients with thorough consultation on their sequencing projects, with in-depth analysis of their genomic data and with comprehensive reports.

What we offer is a full-service-partnership from the first experiment design to the integration of the results into your own system.

Trust is the key to any long-standing cooperation and partnership. Therefore we guarantee data security with data processing in our own data center located in Germany.

Why Work with Computomics?

High Quality Results

Each project is well documented to ensure reproducibility and accuracy.

Transparent Processes

There are no mysteries to our data analysis. We present our strategy before we start and report all methods and parameters used.

Multi-Platform Support

We work with our clients to develop the best sequencing strategy across multiple platforms, including Illumina, ONP, and PacBio.

Data Security Guaranteed

Our high performance computing servers located in a secure data center combined with encryption and two-factor authentication provide highly secure and private handling of your data.

Industry-Leading Expertise

Between our in-house bioinformatics experts and extensive collaboration network of consultants, we can tackle tough questions across all data analysis challenges.

Fast Turnaround

Tired of the wait list at your sequencing facility? We deliver great results quickly.

Our Team

Dr. Sebastian J. Schultheiss

Managing Director

Ruth Mayes

Director Global Business Strategy

Christian Dreischer

Scientific Project Manager

Ina Gerber

Business Administration Manager

Dr. Christoph Malisi

Software Development Manager

Abul Khayer

Bioinformatics Scientist

Ajaykumar Patel

Software Developer

Christian Kubica

Bioinformatics Scientist

Dr. Cathy Westhues

Machine Learning Scientist

Dr. István Dékány

Machine Learning Scientist

Dr. Jörg Hagmann

Product Manager Pantograph

Dr. Rupashree Dass

Machine Learning Scientist

Federico Casale

Breeding Machine Learning Analyst

Friederike Lüdtke

Bioinformatics Analyst

Irina Reisacher-Vitorovic

Technology Advisor

Josie Bretz

Bioinformatics Analyst

Julian Flesch

Software Developer

Michelle Hagen

Working Student

Nicolás Riveras Muñoz

Breeding Informatics Analyst

Patrizia Ricca

Product Manager xSeedScore

Polina Riesling

Human Resources & Culture Manager

Sascha Patz

Bioinformatics Software Developer

Seth Lewin

Sales Manager USA

Simone Betz

Marketing Manager

Susanne Breckenridge


Timo Maier

Software Developer

Uta Nickels

Digital Marketing Manager

Vesna Tabakovic

Agricultural Advisor

Randy Barker

Strategic Advisory Board Chair

Prof. Dr. Daniel Huson

Scientific Advisory Board Member. University of Tübingen, Germany and SCELSE, Singapore

Prof. Dr. Gunnar Rätsch

Scientific Advisory Board Member. Professor, Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Karsten Borgwardt

Scientific Advisory Board Member. Professor, Basel, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Detlef Weigel

Scientific Advisory Board Member. Max Planck Institute for Biology, Tuebingen, Germany


Hudson River Biotechnology

Wageningen, The Netherlands

University of Tübingen

Tübingen, Germany


Stuttgart, Germany


Stuttgart, Germany


Are you interested in joining our team?
If you are passionate and looking for a compelling challenge, please contact us:


Computomics keeps on growing – grow with us! We are constantly looking for smart people with a positive, forward-thinking attitude and experience in the fields of biology, genetics, bioinformatics, machine learning, marketing and sales.

What we offer you is the opportunity not only to become part of a diverse, international team located around the world (subsidiary in the USA) but to work in an entrepreneurial, open, and intellectually challenging culture. We focus on quality and professionalism and aim to have amicable relationships with our clients, our partners and among ourselves.

We prefer ownership over hierarchy, foster the combination of innovation and focus and encourage initiative and teamwork as well as a respectful, candid and open communication.

Benefit from:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Full-time as well as part time position
  • Mobile working
  • Attractive office and headquarter
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Retirement arrangements
  • Healthy products free of charge (fruit and drinks)
  • Get-together company events
Sales Professional EMEA (d/f/m)

Computomics is looking for an experienced professional with a proven track record of success in gaining and retaining customers with specific expertise in high-value strategic technical sales. You’re a team player who is proactive in supporting colleagues but can also work autonomously in accessing and organizing customer interactions.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Work with sales director to develop specific annual growth plans in designated accounts.
  • Maintain an effective time and territory management plan.
  • Present business and technical information.
  • Identify customer needs and trends.
  • Follow up enquires and leads.
  • Maintain customer information utilizing approved information tools and technologies. (CRM)
  • Timely updates to opportunity funnel and weekly forecast updates.
  • Healthy funnel management through continual prospecting efforts and the ability to increase business in key accounts throughout different divisions.
  • Executing account mapping and strategy to identify key players within each account.
  • Identifying and qualifying specific projects and opportunities within designated accounts.
  • Networking within designated accounts to fully understand their needs.
  • Closing business opportunities and engaging internal team and resources as required.
  • Developing proposals to provide solutions to customer’s needs.
  • Monitoring sales growth and new opportunities within designated accounts.

Download the complete job description for Sales Professional EMEA (d/f/m) here

We offer:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Full-time positions with unlimited contract
  • Working in an innovative, dynamic and international company based in Tübingen, Germany
  • Healthy working environment with fresh fruit, coffee, tea and water free of charge as well as access to sports activities
  • Continuous training, education and in-house knowledge transfer


If you are passionate and interested in a highly interesting challenge, please send your application to

Junior Accountant / Kaufmännische Sachbearbeitung (d/f/m) - Part-Time - in Tübingen

As for now we are looking for a part-time (to start 50%) Junior Accountant who is a team player, proactively supporting colleagues but also capable of working autonomously.

Your Tasks:

  • Handle accounts payable 
  • Handle travel expense forms
  • Support various administrative tasks
  • Support meetings and events

Your Qualifications:

  • Vocational training and/or degree in business, office management, accounting or related field 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in German and English
  • Strong knowledge of spreadsheet software (e.g. Excel or Numbers) 
  • Experience with German (i.e. DATEV) software tools and macOS are a plus
  • Strong teamwork, collaboration and organizational skills
  • Working permit given

Download the complete job description for Junior Accountant / Kaufmännische Sachbearbeitung (d/f/m) - Part-Time - in Tübingen here

Our Offer:

  • Working in an innovative, dynamic and international company
  • Work-Life-balance
  • Flexible working hours (full-time or part-time, mobile working partially possible)
  • Family-friendly workplace
  • Healthy working environment with an international, openminded and supportive team
  • Ergonomic office furniture and equipment
  • Continuous training, education and in-house knowledge transfer
  • Fresh fruit, sweets, coffee, tea and water free of charge
  • JobRad (bike-leasing)
  • Company events (BBQ, company outing etc.)
  • Centrally located in downtown Tübingen
  • Chance to grow with us


If you are passionate and interested in a highly interesting challenge, please send your application to

A Green Commitment

Computomics is committed to a journey towards a sustainable future. Our greatest asset is our unique plant breeding technology that supports plant breeders answer some of global agriculture’s most pressing problems. xSeedScore enables breeders to develop crop varieties for specific climates and changing environments. Simply put, it's the machine learning technology behind all future crops.  

As a company, we are on a carbon-neutral journey. The Greenhouse Gas tool of the European Innovation Council gives us a science-based understanding of our carbon footprint and helps us find mitigation measures and solutions that work best for our business. We are happy to announce this milestone: "CO2 Footprint".

Join us in our journey to a greener future!