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LCI Symposium 2023: Registration online now!

Next symposium of the Leibniz Center Infection from January 26-27: "Compartments in Infection"

Session 1: Membrane modulations
Session 2: Non-membranous compartments
Session 3: Cytoskeletal processes
Session 4: Role of lysosome & phagosome

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One Health: Role of behavioural research

How can climate protection measures be planned from the human perspective and effectively communicated? Dr Mirjam Jenny and Prof. Cornelia Betsch from the University of Erfurt and the BNITM answer this question in a contribution to the collection of articles in the journals "Nature Human Behaviour" and "Nature Climate Change"...

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Scientific Event

Registration open now!

This meeting has developed into a scientific event that is respected beyond the borders of Germany, where both clinicians and non-clinical natural scientists present their results on current malaria research. We are looking forward meeting you at BNITM.

Registration & Submission
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Research Highlight

More holistic infection research

A highly endowed cross-institutional EU research project, a professorship on "Global One Health" and an institute-internal cluster: BNITM is intensifying its One Health research.

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25 years of Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine

In 1997, the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and the Republic of Ghana concluded an unusual agreement to establish an infection research institute in the tropics: the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR). The operators are the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), the Ghanaian Ministry of Health and the BNITM.

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Showing solidarity with Ukraine

Our thoughts are with our cooperation partners and friends in Ukraine, who are currently enduring great suffering.

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Press releases

Anniversary of the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR)

Kumasi/Hamburg - The Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) in Ghana is celebrating its 25th anniversary with…

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Why behavioural research plays an important role in climate protection

Erfurt / Hamburg, Germany, 17 November 2022 - How can climate protection measures be planned from the human perspective and effectively…

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