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.


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

September 30, 2019: HPI Strategy Retreat 2019

Monday, 30. September 2019

September 30, 2019: The Scientific Council of the HPI met for a joint strategy retreat


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


Neutrophil extracellular traps during bacterial infection: Protective immune response or detrimental element of host-pathogen interaction?

Thursday, 19. December 2019 - 09:30

Prof. Dr. Maren von Köckritz-Blickwede

Department of Physiological Chemistry & Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonosis (RIZ), University of Veterinary Medicine…

Early events in HSV genome biology, transcription and the cell environment at single cell resolution

Thursday, 16. January 2020 - 09:30

Prof. Peter O'Hare

Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Disease, South Kensington Campus, London, UK

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