Prof. Edgar Wingender
Co-founder and consultant
Having served the company as CEO for more than 12 years, Edgar has retired by October 2022. However, we are happy that we can still benefit from his advice.
Dr. Alexander Kel
Founder, CEO & CSO
Alexander is the major driving force behind geneXplain’s science and technology. It is his task to let innovative products and services materialize from new ingenious concepts.
Dr. Olga Kel-Margoulis
Director Applied Life Science Informatics
Having a very strong background in life sciences, Olga has acquired rich experience with a broad range of bioinformatics applications. In particular, she is expert in all aspects of database curation as well as in biological interpretation of gene expression data.
Dr. Liling Huang
Sales & Marketing Manager
Liling has a broad experience in several biological research fields both from her earlier studies in China and her PhD work in Italy. She further extended her expertise in proteomics as Postdoc in the US. Since 2016, Liling has significantly enhanced our sales and marketing activities across Europe, Asia and the US.
Liling is geneXplain’s first address to ask about trials or customer oriented offers/proposals.
Product Manager Genome Enhancer
Director Global Business Development
Having her background in IT and computer linguistics, Daria has extrapolated her area of interest into the bioinformatics field in 2014 and since then was working for a bioinformatics startup company. Having joined the geneXplain’s team in 2017, Daria is responsible for maintenance of Genome Enhancer tool and global business development.
Dr. Ines Liebich
Product Manager BRENDA Database
Ines‘ strong background in life sciences qualified her to build and maintain a number of genetic and molecular databases during her professional career in academia and industries. These experiences made her the ideal person to join geneXplain’s sales team for promoting our database business, in particular as product manager of the BRENDA database.
Dr. Volker Matys
With his background in molecular biology and data processing, Volker has been working on TRANSFAC for more than twenty years in various functions, initially as database curator and editor, later in quality control and currently in customer support.
With a background in life sciences and quality management, Mathias facilitates the content curation infrastructure and is responsible for database development and production.
Dr. Holger Michael
Authorized signatory & Grant manager
With all his rich experience in molecular biology, genetics and bioinformatics, Holger has increasingly built expertise in organizing grant applications and managing their administration during the project in his previous positions in academic and industrial environments
Manager Software and Technology Development
Holding a Diploma in biology of the Technical University of Baunschweig, Philip has gathered rich experience in theoretical and applied bioinformatics. It is his responsibility to manage geneXplain’s technological progress and to coordinate the company’s software development, in particular in the context of our national and international research projects.