The picture shows the SFTSV-L protein in different stages.©Nucleic Acids Res, gkac1249
Research Highlight

Promising targets against viruses

How do viruses replicate in their host cell, and where can we start to prevent them from doing so? These are the questions driving the BMBF junior research group led by Dr Maria Rosenthal at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM). It has gained new insights into an important protein in the multiplication machinery of the fever thrombocytopenia virus SFTSV, a bunyavirus.

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International research project to combat worm infections

About 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from worm infections - especially in countries with limited access to clean water, sanitation and health care. An international multidisciplinary consortium of African and European research institutes, universities and non-profit organisations is now joining forces to effectively combat helminthioses.

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The colourful picture visualises the structure of the Graduate School. It consists of a left part in blue with the heading "Structural Biology" and a right part in green with the heading "Molecular Virology". In between, six colourful circles show the different groups of the Graduate School.

VISION: New DFG Research Training Group for cutting-edge virology research in Northern Germany

Viruses can not only make us humans ill, but in the worst case they can also shake up social and economic structures. The Corona pandemic…

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[Translate to English:] Proteinstruktur: Stadien des L-Proteins in der Vermehrungsmaschinerie des SFTS-Virus.
Research Highlights

Promising viral targets for a broad-spectrum virostatic agent

Die BMBF-Nachwuchsgruppe um Dr. Maria Rosenthal am Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin (BNITM) hat neue Erkenntnisse zu einem…

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Public Events
12.09.2023 | 17:30 - 19:30 Uhr

Forschen, Heilen, Lehren 2023

Einmal im Quartal stellt das Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin seine Arbeit der Öffentlichkeit vor. Gäste erhalten einen Überblick…

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Professional Events
5.-7. Oktober 2023

DGPI-iiK 2023

Hybrid-infektiologischer intensivKurs (iiK) der DGPI

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