Science Summer 2019

Time: June 20 to 23, 2019

Place:  Town Hall Market Hamburg

Free entrance

More info is available HERE


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.


June 12, 2019: Half a million euros for the development of drug candidates against polyomaviruses

Wednesday, 12. June 2019

June 12, BRIDGE 53: Funding for joint HPI and UKE project

May 22, 2019: Science Summer 2019 (Sommer des Wissens 2019)

Wednesday, 22. May 2019

May 22, 2019: Science Festival at the Hamburg Town Hall Market


The GlaxoSmithKline Foundation's "Clinical Research 2019" Science Award goes to HPI Researcher

Monday, 08. April 2019

Dr. Stephanie Stanelle-Bertram honored for her achievements in Zika research

Focus on pathogen-induced compartments

Wednesday, 03. April 2019

New Leibniz ScienceCampus InterACt under the auspices of the Heinrich Pette Institute, Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology and the Universität Hamburg


HCMV-encoded GPCR US28 activates oncogenic signalling networks

Thursday, 20. June 2019 - 09:30

Prof. Martine Smit

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

im Ferdinand-Bergen-Auditorium des HPI

Respiratory infection at the extremes of age

Thursday, 27. June 2019 - 09:30

Dr. Fiona Culley

Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, UK

im Ferdinand-Bergen-Auditorium des HPI