SARS-CoV-2 variants

Current data by the Hamburg Surveillance Platform

Last Update: 01.12.2021

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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.




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Exterior view of the HPI building © Fotodesign Andreas Braun


December 2, 2021: Mechanism of an octopus-like virus replication machinery unraveled

Thursday, 02. December 2021

December 2, 2021: Results published in Nature Communications

November 24, 2021: Leibniz Transfer funding: Development of an ultrafast microscope at the HPI

Wednesday, 24. November 2021

November 24, 2021: HPI project approved by the Leibniz Senate


Human adenovirus: promising target for treatment identified

Monday, 20. September 2021

Results published in Science Immunology

Influenza during pregnancy predisposes offspring to increased susceptibility to infection

Monday, 16. August 2021

Results published in Nature Communications


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