Main developer

Kathrin Poos, University of Münster, Medical Faculty, Institute of Bioinformatics, Complex Systems Research Group, Niels-Stensen-Str. 12-14, 48149 Münster, Germany

Limitation of liability for internal content

This research web site is a non profit information source. The site is intended for use primarily by scientists and other professionals. Not a professional or legal advice. If you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional.

Pursuant to section 3, para. 7(1) of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to section 3 para. 7(2) of the TMG, we are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question.

Limitation of liability for external links

Our website contains links to the websites of third parties ("external links"). As soon as an infringement of German or international law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.


The content and work published on this website is compiled from free available scientific information. Despite that the information is freely available, we want to stress that this information might adhere to licensing conditions of the originators which are still in effect.

All the information which is based on our own generic work is covered by the GNU Free Documentation License (GNU FDL) and the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL).

The web site code is copyright of the main developer.

Data protection

A visit to our website can result in the storage of information on the server of the university. We try to minimize those data to the amount necessary to provide this internet service. If personal data is collected in the section termed 'contact' we will handle this strictly confidential and store it only for the time period of the communication.