Inken Wohlers graduated in Bioinformatics from FU Berlin and did her PhD thesis in Algorithmic Computational Biology at the dutch national research institute for math and computer science (CWI) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

She worked many years as Bioinformatician at university hospitals in Berlin, Essen and Lübeck on projects involving  analysis of large scale *omisc data.
Since autumn 2018, she is part of the Group for Medical Systems Biology led by Prof. Hauke Busch.