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ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences
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An infrastructure and research centre for data and information in the life sciences.

COVID-19 Hub: ZB MED provides special services to support research

Gradual expansion of services to support research on SARS-CoV-2 in the field of virology and related areas.

ZB MED COVID-19 Hub: Offers on the corona virus SARS-CoV2 and COVID-19

As the central information infrastructure for the life sciences, ZB MED has compiled numerous offers for scientists working on SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 at the COVID-19 Hub.


COVID-19 Preprint Viewer

Information search made easier: extended search and filter functions for abstracts, direct links to full texts and export functions for preprints from bioRxiv, medRxiv, chemRXiv and

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German Central Health Study Hub COVID-19

An overview of German structured COVID-19 health data from clinical and epidemiological studies incl. vaccination studies, primary care and public health surveillance. The portal is under construction and is available in a first version.

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Publications and other sources

ZB MED reviews freely accessible scientific publications and and valid internet sources lists them here in a systematic way.

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LIVIVO COVID-19 collection

About 50,000 entries from various sources summarized in the ZB MED search portal.

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Share your data on SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19

ZB MED offers publishing infrastructure and advice.

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If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Prof. Dr. Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann

  • Project management ZB MED/COVID-19
  • List of publications on COVID-19 with regular updates



Prof. Dr. Juliane Fluck

  • Semantic retrieval
  • Data integration and analysis in the life sciences
  • Text mining
  • Metadatenannotation von Forschungsdaten



Prof. Dr. Konrad Förstner

  • Data scientific methods
  • Analysis of Omics data and biomedical literature




Dr. Leyla Jael Garcia Castro

  • Semantic technologies




Birte Lindstädt

  • Questions of research data management and data publications