Jens joined Immatics in April 2007 and heads the Bioinformatics Department which contributes to Immatics’ preclinical and clinical research by providing expertise in data analysis and modelling as well as statistics and machine learning.
Jens introduced quantitative immunopeptidomics to XPRESIDENT® a decade ago. Since then, he and his team have continuously extended XPRESIDENT®’s capabilities with cutting-edge methods from computational mass-spectrometry and next-generation sequencing while enabling ongoing data growth through development of supporting front- and back-end database technologies.
Jens is an inventor on many patents and co-authored publications in the cancer immunology field in prestigious peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Lancet Oncology and Immunological Reviews. He studied computer science (Bioinformatics) at the University of Tuebingen, Germany.