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Sino-German Symposium “Globalization – Challenge and Response for Infectious Diseases” (Sept 3-5, 2018) & Sino-German Summer School “Structural Biology in Infection” (Aug 26-31, 2018)

Infos HERE  Registration Deadline: Aug 20, 2018


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.


August 15, 2018: Britta Weseloh is the new HPI Deputy Equality Officer

Wednesday, 15. August 2018

August 15, 2018: Britta Weseloh takes over the position the from Julia Lockhauserbäumer

August 14, 2018: New HPI PhD Speaker elected

Tuesday, 14. August 2018

August 14, 2018: Annika Niehrs & Berfin Tuku are the new HPI PhD speaker


Prof. Gülsah Gabriel receives W3 professorship „Viral Zoonoses – One Health"

Monday, 28. May 2018

Head of HPI research group "Viral Zoonoses and Adaptation" receives W3 professorship at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (TiHo)


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