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25. September 2013

25 September 2013 HAI at TWINCORE

Since four years the Helmholtz-Alberta-Initiative (HAI) is successfully connecting science of Helmholtz-Centers and the University of Alberta in Canada. So far, scientists have been working together in the fields of energy and...

17. September 2013

17. September 2013 German-Argentinean cooperation blossoms out

The second German-Argentinean Workshop, which took place together with the TWINCORE-Symposium, was a complete success for our German-Argentinean cooperation. The beginning of this international collaboration was a meeting in...

03. September 2013

3 September 2013 New junior research group "Innate Immunity and Viral Evasion" at TWINCORE

The Institute for Experimental Virology ist strengthened by Dr. Christine Goffinet and her research group "Innate Immunity and Viral Evasion". In future they will explore at TWINCORE cellular innate immunity against HIV...

02. September 2013

2 September 2013 Targeted vaccination - Scientists at TWINCORE control the immune response against intracellular pathogens

Scientists at TWINCORE have managed to draw the attention of the immune system with a special vaccination on intracellular infections. There are still no sufficiently effective vaccines against pathogens that proliferate within...

27. August 2013

27 August 2013 Kitchen spice against hepatitis-C - curcumin from turmeric spice prevents hepatitis C viruses to enter liver cells

The turmeric spice cannot be separated from Indian kitchen ingredients - probably because humans have known for centuries the spices beneficial effect in resolving digestion problems. The pigment of turmeric, curcumin, which...

20. August 2013

20. August 2013 Becton-Dickinson Biosciences PhD prize for Kathrin Hüging

For her dissertation on the hepatitis C virus Dr. Kathrin Hüging has received the 1000 Euro-doped Becton Dickinson Biosciences PhD Price of the Zentrum für Infektionsbiologie (ZIB). So this prize for young scientists of the ZIB`s...

05. July 2013

5 July 2013 Specific characteristics of hepatitis C virus - a first step towards individualized HCV therapy

The hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is one of the most common infectious diseases worldwide with about 130 million people infected. In Germany alone, there are about 500,000 HCV-infected patients. About 70 percent of them get -...

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