LISA is running again... 33 students from all over the world attend the 8th Lower Saxony International Summer Academy and expend their knowledge in immunology and recent research results. This years LISAs come from 22 nations.


23. July 2018

Protein complex for hepatitis C-virus entry in liver cells is characterised

Hepatitis C virus chronically infects 70 million individuals worldwide. Although the infection can be cured with antiviral drugs, this therapy does not protect from a second infection with the same virus. Moreover, in patients...

02. July 2018

Common disinfectants reliably kill Chikungunya viruses

Unser Klima verändert sich und damit auch die Verbreitungsgebiete von Infektionskrankheiten. Erkrankungen, die noch bis vor wenigen Jahren als reine Tropenkrankheiten galten, dringen inzwischen bis nach Europa vor. Einer dieser...

28. June 2018

Long-chain fatty acids don't influence the formation of immune cells

T-Zellen sind die Wächter unseres Immunsystems. Sie zirkulieren in großer Zahl in unserem Blut und erst wenn sie benötigt werden, bilden sie ihre jeweilige Spezialfunktion aus – beispielsweise zur T-Helferzelle, zur zytotoxischen...

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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.

TRAIN Akademy - register now!

Postdoc! What's next...?

In October, the TRAIN Academy Curriculum "Translational science & medicine: from idea to product" starts for the fourth time.

You are working in translational research and medicine and you want to systematically evaluate the potential of new medical processes and products? Take part of the TRAIN Academy and join the translational network in the Hannover-Braunschweig region.

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22. August 2018

4th LISA Key Note Lecture

Prof. Dr. Daniel Pinschewer Departement Biomedizin, Universität Basel, Humoral immune defense in persistent viral infection Time: 17.00 UhrPlace: TWINCORE Lecture Hall

24. August 2018

5th LISA Key Note Lecture

Prof. Dr. James Di Santo Professor of Immunology, Institut Pasteur, Inserm U1223, Paris, France, Developmental and Functional Plasticity of Human Innate Lymphoid Cells Time: 17.00 UhrPlace: TWINCORE Lecture Hall

25. October 2018

TRAIN Academy: Opening event 4th class

The TRAIN Academy cordially invites you to the 4th class opening event of the professional education programme "Translational Research & Medicine: From Idea to Product" and to the awarding of the certificates...

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