Wellcome to my website!


I am Tobias Großkopf, a Munich born biologist fascinated by the self-organisation and design principles of life. Please feel free to explore these pages and find out more about myself.

I am excited about the advancement of new technologies in the life sciences and the blending between information technology and biology. I am currently looking for a stimulating new job where I can fully bring my capacities to play.


My area of research is microbial metabolism and communities. I use computer models and communities of microorganisms that we assemble in the lab to test hypothesis about how microbes interact and form higher order communities.


I am passionate about evolution and like to experiment with evolutionary algorithms. On a population of images lives of user clicks. The most clicked ones reproduce, which makes images more likeable over time. Let's see where it goes.


I am a hobby photographer and enjoy taking pictures of cityscapes and nature. In future I will develope a portfolio here on my website. For now, the link below takes you to my portfolio website on


After I completed my PhD thesis, I took a year off and sailed around the Baltic Sea. To log my trip, I created, my first self coded website. I still go to visit it once in a while and get nostalgic. Come and have a look!