Seminars with invited external speakers

Seminars with invited external speakers 2018-04-19T12:34:55+00:00


Events and Speakers


INF 344, SR 03/04 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Dr.  Harald Wodrich

In vivo labelling of adenovirus DNA identifies chromatin anchoring and biphasic genome replication

Microbiology Fundamental and Pathogenicity, University of Bordeaux


CIID lecture hall at 5.15 pm

CIID Seminars: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Frischknecht

Malaria parasite shape, motility and attenuation

Department of Infectious Diseases / Parasitology, Heidelberg


INF 344, SR 03/04 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Prof. Dr. Jan Münch

Exploiting the human peptidome for novel antiviral and anticancer agents

Institut für Molekulare Virologie, Universitätsklinikum Ulm


INF 328, SR 25 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Prof. Dr. Bryan R. Cullen

Viral Epitranscriptomics

Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC


INF 344, SR 03/04 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Dr. S. Kashif Sadiq

Modelling protease-triggered activation of HIV-1 infectivity

Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies Heidelberg


INF 324, SR 302 at 11 am

Invited Speaker: Dr. Shaid Khan

Genetically modified parasites as malaria vaccines and as vaccine research Tools

LUMC Leiden


INF 328, SR25 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Prof. Dr. Peter Sarnow

Role of miRNA-122 and circular RNA in the HCV life cycle

Microbiology & Immunology, Standford University, USA


Institut f. Immuno- logie, HS2, INF 305 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Dr. Eric O. Freed

HIV-1 assembly and maturation

National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, USA


INF 328, SR 25 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Dr. Nicolas Locker

Unraveling the multifacted regulation of mRNA life by norovirus

Department of Microbial Sciences, University of Surrey, UK


INF 328, SR 25 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Dr. Stefan Wieland

Blindness of Hepatitis B virus and Host

Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel


INF 328, SR 25 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Dr. Alexander Ploss

New insights into the molecular biology of hepatitis E virus and hepatitis delta virus host tropism

Princeton University, USA


INF 328, SR 25 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Prof. Dr. Andrew Griffiths

High-Throughput Single-Cell Analysis Using Droplet-Based Microfluidics: Mapping Humoral Immune Responses and Other Applications

Laboratoire de Biochimie, ESPCI Paris


INF 327, SR 20 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker:  Prof. Dr. Roberto Cattaneo

Insights into measles virus cell biology, and development into an anticancer weapon

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota


INF 328, SR 25 at 5.15 pm

Invited Speaker: Dr. Adolfo Garcia-Sastre

Influenza virus-host interactions

Icahn School of Medicine an Mount Sinai, New York


Invited Speaker: Dr. Melanie Ott

Epigenetic Regulation of HIV Latency

Gladstone Institutes, University of California, San Francisco


Invited Speaker: Prof. Antonio Bertoletti

Engineering T cells for immunotherapy of chronic HBV infection and HBV-related HCC

Duke-Nus Medical School, Singapore


Invited Speaker: Dr. Yves Gaudin

Viral factories formed during rabies virus infection are membrane-less liquid organelles

Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France


Invited Speaker: Maria Rebelo

Antimalarial Drug-Resistance: Development of a Novel Drug-Sensitivity Assay for Plasmodium falciparum

Molecular Medicine Institute, Lisbon, Portugal


Invited Speaker: Prof. Peter D. Nagy

Insights into the assembly of the tombusvirus replicase: the role of co-opted host proteins and lipids

Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, USA


Invited Speaker: Prof. Luka Cicin-Sain

Strategies for optimizing anti-tumoral CMV-based vaccine vectors

Research Group Immune Aging and Chronic Infections, Helmholtz Center for Research, Braunschweig


Invited Speaker: Dr. Petr Chlanda

Influenza virus hemagglutinin: to fuse or break trying?

Section on Integrative Biophysics, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, USA



Invited Speaker: Prof. Dr. Linos Vanderkerckhove

cancelled !

HIV Persistence

HIV Translational Research Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Ghent University and Ghent University Hospital


Invited Speaker: Charlie Jennison

The sporozoite protein TRSP and its role in the transmission of P. falciparum from mosquitoes to humans

Walter + Eliza Hall, Institue of Medical Research, Melbourne


Invited Speaker: Dr. Tobias Spielmann

A versatile system to study P. falciparum protein function

Bernhard-Nocht-Institut, Hamburg


Invited Speaker: Prof. Alexander Hoffmann

Dynamics and Noise of NFkB Signaling

Signaling Systems Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles


Invited Speaker: Dr. Melanie Brinkmann

License to escape: Evasion of the type I Interferon response by cytomegalovirus

Viral Immune Modulation Research Group, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig


Invited Speaker: Dr. Sergey Kapishnikov

Unravelling heme pathway in malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum

University of Copenhagen, Niels Bohr Institute


Invited Speaker: Prof. Dr. Markus Engstler

Physics of infection: lessons learnt from trypanosomes

University Würzburg, Cell and Developmental Biology


Invited Speaker: Dr. Gunnar Schotta

Chromatin-based restriction mechanisms of endogenous retroviruses

Munich Center for Integrated Protein Science, Ludwig Maximilians University, München


Invited Speaker: Dr. Wes Sundquist

Mechanistic studies of the ESCRT pathway

Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City


Invited Speaker: Prof. Adam Grundhoff

Of Episomes and Epigenetics: Latency Establishment by a Human Tumorvirus

Heinrich-Pette-Institut, Hamburg


Invited Speaker: Dr. Tim Lämmermann

Innate Immune Cell Dynamics at Sites of Inflammation and Infection

MPI für Immunbiologie und Epigenetik, Freiburg


Invited Speaker: Prof. Dr. Peter Preiser

Regulation of erythrocyte invasion by Plasmodium falciparum

NTU Singapore, Bioscience Research Centre


Invited Speaker: Prof. John Ziebuhr

Nidovirales: special enzymes for very special viruses

Universität Gießen, Institut für Virologie


Invited Speaker: Prof. Charles M. Rice

Hepatitis C and beyond

Rockefeller University, New York, USA


Invited Speaker: Prof. Christian Drosten

Coronavirus evolution and the emergence of MERS

University of Bonn Medical Centre, Institute of Virology


– cancelled !

Invited Speaker: Prof. Markus Engstler

Physics of infection: lessons learnt from trypanosomes

Universität Würzburg, Lehrstuhl für Zell- und Entwicklungsbiologie


Invited Speaker: Prof. Hendrik Streeck

T follicular helper cells in chronic HIV infection

Universität Duisburg-Essen, Institut für HIV Forschung


Invited Speaker: Prof. Martin Schwemmle

Reverse genetic analysis of the newly discovered bat influenza A-like viruses

Universität Freiburg, Institut für Virologie


Invited Speaker: Prof. Michael Duszenko

The brain stage in African trypanosomiasis: new aspects and considerations

Universität Tübingen


Invited Speaker: Dr. Musa Mhlanga

A tale of two IncRNAs in infection and immunity

Gene Expression and Biophysics Group, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa


Invited Speaker: Dr. Ian Goodfellow

Avoidance and control of the innate response during norovirus infection

University of Cambridge, UK, Division of Virology


Invited Speaker: Dr. Eric Freed

HIV assembly and maturation

National Cancer Institute, Virus-Cell Interaction Section, Frederick USA


Invited Speaker: Dr. Torsten Schaller

Type I interferon-induced cell-autonomous post-entry blocks to HIV-1 and the role of the viral core

Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Zentrum für Infektiologie, Virologie


Invited Speaker: Prof. Stephan Becker

Replication and Assembly of Filoviruses

Philipps-Universität Marburg, Institut für Virologie


Invited Speaker: Prof. Karl Lang

Usp 18 dependent enforced viral replication determines outcome of disease

Universität Duisburg-Essen, Institut für Immunologie


Invited Speaker: Prof. Jens Bukh

Adaptation and neutralization studies of hepatitis C virus

University of Copenhagen, Department of Immunology and Microbiology


Invited Speaker: Prof. Walther Mothes

Seeing is Believing: Visualizing individual steps of the retroviral life cycle in living animals and at the single molecule level

Yale University, School of Medicine, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis


Invited Speaker: Dr. Massimo Pizzato

SERINC5: a transmembrane inhibitor of retrovirus infectivity

University of Trento, Center for Integrative Biology


Invited Speaker: Dr. Anna Cereseto

3D analysis of retrovirus-nucleus interactions

University of Trento, Center for Integrative Biology


Invited Speaker: Prof. Dr. Greg Towers

HIV versus intracellular Innate Immunity: Drugging the Red Queen

University College London, Infection and Immunity


Invited Speaker: Dr. Jens Bosse

Nuclear herpesvirus capsid motility is based on diffusion

Princeton University, Department of Mol. Biology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute