LCI Symposium 2020

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Topic: Future strategies to overcome antimicrobial resistance

January 23 - 24, 2020 * Venue: BNITM, Hamburg

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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 diseases.Learn more about the HPI.

Research Teams

The Heinrich Pette Institute's research teams currently consist of six research departments, one research unit and two independent junior research groups.

For more information visit the RESEARCH Teams.


December 16, 2019: New findings on the immune-evasion mechanisms of Herpesviruses

Monday, 16. December 2019

December 16, 2019: HPI publication in the journal Nature Microbiology

November 15, 2019: Profile course of the Corvey Gymnasium visits HPI

Friday, 15. November 2019

November 15, 2019: School students get a taste of everyday research life


HPI and UKE: Together against HIV

Friday, 29. November 2019

BWFG, BMBF and EKFS support interdisciplinary study with about 8.7 million euros

2019 DZIF Prizes for Translational Infection Research awarded

Thursday, 21. November 2019

HPI Research Department Head Prof. Gülşah Gabriel Awarded DZIF Prize for Translational Infection Research


Polyoma- and Papillomaviruses: Structural and functional analysis of capsid proteins

Thursday, 30. January 2020 - 12:00

Dr. Claudia Simon

Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, Institut für Medizinische Virologie, Sektion
Experimentelle Virologie, Tübingen

im Ferdinand-Bergen-Auditorium des HPI