How the body produces an endogenous antibiotic with anti-inflammatory effects

HZI and TWINCORE researchers give insights into itaconic acid synthesis For a long time, itaconic acid was only known as a metabolic product of fungi. Its function was unknown, but for decades it has been used industrially for...

16. September 2019

Twelfth VPM Days at TWINCORE

On 12 and 13 September, the 12th International VPM Days took place at TWINCORE in Hannover. More than 20 international speakers and almost 100 visitors accepted the invitation of Vakzine Projekt Management GmbH (VPM). The...

27. June 2019

How cytomegaloviruses are kept in check

TWINCORE researchers are decoding cellular body recognition mechanisms that control the cytomegalovirus Ein Großteil der Weltbevölkerung ist mit dem wenig bekannten Zytomegalievirus (CMV) infiziert, welches zur Gruppe der...

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What does translational infection research mean in practice? How do we bridge basic research and clinical challenges? What kind of impulses and questions do our scientists get from the clinical environment? Our new rubric "translational case examples" shows how we combine basic research and clinical questions and what drives our science.

Internationality... an important characteristic of our institute. International networking and stimuli  encourage the quality of our research and it is an additional value for our scientific work. There are more than 40 scientists from over 20 nations working at TWINCORE. Learn more about our cooperations and international exchange programmes.

10. December 2019


Prof. Gregory Towers Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London "Catch me if you can! Cyclosporines cause innate immune sensing of both HIV and HCV" When: Tuesday 10 December 2019, 5 pm Where:...

29. January 2020

TWINCORE Seminar within the Immunological Colloquium

Prof. Dr. Alexander Flügel Institute for Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis Research, University Medical Center Göttingen, Georg-August University, Center for Biostructural Imaging of...

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