Martina Friesland


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Martina Friesland successfully completed her professional education as technical assistant in Braunschweig in 2007 and worked in a center for human genetics afterwards. From 2008 to 2011 she was already a member of Prof. Thomas Pietschmann┬┤s group at the Institute of Experimental Virology and worked as a technician together with Prof. Dr. Eike Steinmann. After a stay abroad in the research group of Dr. Pablo Gastaminza at the Spanish National Center for Biotechnology she returned to the institute in 2015. Together with Prof. Dr. Steinmann she investigates the replication process of the hepatitis E virus and also the assembly and release of hepatitis C virus particles. Furthermore she is examining the environmental stability and susceptibility of HEV and HCV to disinfection agents.