13. November 2018

New inhibition mechanism for Human Cytomegalovirus

Zytomegalie ist erst einmal eine unscheinbare Infektionskrankheit von der jedoch ein Großteil der Bevölkerung betroffen ist. Das Humane Cytomegalievirus (HCMV) infiziert – wie der Name schon sagt – ausschließlich Menschen und...

02. October 2018

Unusual virus defence decoded in the brain - new approach for virus encephalitis therapy

Our brain is one of the most protected organs of the body. The blood-brain barrier, a barricade made of specialized cells, allows only selected substances to pass from the bloodstream into the central nervous system. It also...

10. September 2018

Does the liver fend heard muscle inflammation caused by Coxsackieviruses?

Herzmuskelentzündungen können viele Ursachen haben: Gifte wie Alkohol oder Schwermetalle, Infektionen mit einer ganzen Reihe von Krankheitserregern oder Autoimmunreaktionen, bei denen sich das Immunsystem gegen die...

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Internationality... an important characteristic of our institute. International networking and stimuli  encourage the quality of our research and it is an additional value for our scientific work. There are more than 40 scientists from over 20 nations working at TWINCORE. Learn more about our cooperations and international exchange programmes.

What does translational infection research mean in practice? How do we bridge basic research and clinical challenges? What kind of impulses and questions do our scientists get from the clinical environment? Our new rubric "translational case examples" shows how we combine basic research and clinical questions and what drives our science.

Job announcements

23. October 2018

Postdoc Position "Immunity, Infection and Inflammation in CNS Disorders"

A Postdoc position is to be filled in the “Institute for Experimental Infection Research" headed by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kalinke, as soon as possible. The position is open within a project which addresses the interaction of...


29. August 2019

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