Dr. Maja Rey

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LiSyM-Cancer Data Management – Scientific Databases and Visualization – Heidelberg Institute of Theoretical Studies (HITS) gGmbH, Heidelberg

dm Data Manager

Role in LiSyM-Cancer

  • Data management in LiSyM-Cancer


  • Support network members in managing, storing, and sharing their data and metadata according to FAIR principles using FAIRDOM-SEEK, openBIS, OMERO, REDCap and Nextcloud.
  • Work for de.NBI-SysBio, the systems biology section of the German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure, as biocurator of the database for biochemical reaction kinetics SABIO-RK and as community worker for the data management platform FAIRDOMHub
  • Involved in the predecessor project of LiSyM-Cancer “Virtual Liver”


  • PhD in Molecular Phytopathology from the Max Planck Institute of Cell Biology in Ladenburg
  • Degree in Biology from the University of Heidelberg

Professional experience

  • Since 2010, research assistant in the Scientific Database and Visualization Group (SDBV) at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)
  • Postdoctoral position at the Heidelberg Institute of Plant Sciences: genetic modification of plant metabolism