The following biology-related web applications are hosted by MPCDF:

  • Movebank ( a free, online database of animal tracking data (developed at MPI for Animal Behaviour with collaborators) hosted by MPCDF.

  • HaloLex ( comprehensive annotation and information system for prokaryotic genome and proteome data (developed by MPI of Biochemistry and MPCDF) access restricted/on request (contact:

  • Galaxy (decommissioned in June 2021): Galaxy is an open source, web-based platform for data intensive biomedical research. The MPCDF has operated a Galaxy instance for the MPG for a number of years.

On request, MPCDF provides software, data sources and application support specific to computational biology applications.