The HPI

The institute's mission statement: „The HPI investigates the biology of human pathogenic viruses. It is our aim to unravel the molecular mechanisms that control viral life cycles and virus induced pathogenesis. This research will provide novel targets and therapeutic approaches for established and emerging viral disease.

More information about THE HPI.

Change in the Board of Directors

On January 1, 2015 Prof. Dr. Thomas Dobner started his second period as scientific director at the HPI. His new deputy is Prof. Dr. Wolfram Brune.

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The HPI against Ebola

For months, the outbreak of the Ebola virus holds the world in suspense. The HPI has been used to combat the dangerous Ebola virus locally in Africa.

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Research Units

The Heinrich Pette Institute's research teams currently consist of four reserach units, three reserach groups and three independent junior research groups.

For more information visit the RESEARCH Teams.

News

5. Januar 2015: Wechsel im Vorstand des Heinrich-Pette-Institutes

Monday, 05. January 2015

5. Januar 2015: Wechsel im Vorstand des Heinrich-Pette-Institutes - Prof. Wolfram Brune zum neuen Stellvertreter des Wissenschaftlichen Direktors gewählt und Wiederwahl von Prof. Thomas Dobner

December 16, 2014: Talk "Nachwuchsförderung und Mentorinnenprogramm der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft"

Monday, 08. December 2014

December 16, 2014: Talk "Nachwuchsförderung und Mentorinnenprogramm der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft"

Press

Neuer Leibniz-Forschungsverbund zu Infektionskrankheiten nimmt seine Arbeit auf

Tuesday, 13. January 2015

Die Leibniz-Gemeinschaft fördert den neuen Leibniz-Forschungsverbund „INFECTIONS´21 – Transmission Control of Infections in the 21th Century“

Vorbereitung für den Ernstfall – Internationales Symposium zu neu auftretenden und wiederkehrenden Infektionskrankheiten in Hamburg

Monday, 12. January 2015

Symposium des Leibniz Center Infection (LCI) mit dem Schwerpunkt „Emerging Infections“

Seminars

Genetic susceptibility of the host to influenza A virus infections - studies in the mouse model

Thursday, 26. February 2015 - 15:15

Prof. Klaus Schughart

Helmholtz Centre for Infection, Braunschweig

im Ferdinand-Bergen-Auditorium des HPI

T-cell responses to adenovirus and their uses in adoptive immunotherapy

Thursday, 05. March 2015 - 09:39

Dr. Kevin Dennehy

Institut für Medinische Virologie, Universitätsklinikum Tübingen

im Ferdinand-Bergen-Auditorium des HPI