Tenth TWINCORE anniversary

Translational infection research
2008 to 2018
History and tales


21. March 2019

Important mechanism of antigen presentation in guard cells of the immune system riddled

TWINCORE-Forscher entschlüsseln, wie der Transport von Antigenfragmenten auf die Oberfläche von Immunzellen des Menschen reguliert wird Dendritische Zellen sind die Wächter unserer Immunabwehr. Sie lauern fremden Eindringlingen...

New Approaches for Vaccinations against Hepatitis C Virus

For a few years now infections with Hepatitis C virus can be efficiently treated and patients can be cured with modern medication. Nevertheless, researchers are looking for a vaccine against the virus, which has specialized...

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...

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...is 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.

29. August 2019


Justin Bailey, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Baltimore, Maryland Titel: Can broadly neutralizing antibodies lead us to an HCV vaccine? Time: 5 pm s.t.,Place:...

28. March 2019

SONY Biotechnologies

Speaker: Dr. Sebastian Weißmann (Application Specialist) Title: SONY Technologies for Flow Cytometry Date: Thursday, 28th March 2019, 10:00am Place: TWINCORE Lecture Hall (0.03)

16. April 2019


Prof. Dr. Silke Stertz Assistant Professor in Molecular Virology at the Institute of Medical Virology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Titel: MHC class II proteins mediate cross-species entry of bat influenza...

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