Dr. Rupert Lück
Head of IT Services, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
As the Head of IT Services Rupert Lueck is responsible for the laboratory’s IT. His team of international experts operates a high performance data center infrastructure hosting EMBL’s large-scale scientific data analysis and supports EMBL’s world-class science by providing leading IT solutions to scientists inside and outside of the institute. Rupert joined EMBL in 2005 after seven years in leading IT positions at global pharma and biotech IT solutions specialist LION Bioscience. During this time he assumed business responsibility as the General Manager for LION’s Professional Services and was in charge for an international and multi-site team before to manage the company’s corporate IT infrastructure as Director Global IT Systems. Prior to LION, he worked in different IT consulting roles for companies such as Lufthansa Systems. Rupert holds a degree in Biology and a PhD in Bioinformatics, both from the University of Düsseldorf.