Fluorescent microscopic image of ASALV infected mosquito cells.Image: BNITM / ©M.Altinli
Research Highlight

Mosquito immune system

Mosquito Virus-Host Interactions Research Group finds differences in mosquito immune response to insect-specific viruses and arboviruses.

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PUSH Corona

Laboratory Diagnostics & Consulting

For physicians and other healthcare professionals, BNITM offers comprehensive services and advice on the topic of SARS-CoV-2.

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[Translate to English:] Coronavirus Bild mit Link zur SARS-CoV-2 Forschung und Kooperationen des BNITM©LIV Leibniz-Institut für Virologie

COVID-19: Research & Cooperations

Here you will find, among other things, our SARS-CoV-2 research projects and African collaborations.

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[Translate to English:] Mikroskopische Aufnahmen von Parasiten mit Link zur Wesbseite ParasiteWeb(TM) von Fraunhofer und BNITM
Research collaborations

Virtual proficiency testing with ParasiteWeb®

The cooperation project ParasiteWeb® of BNITM with Frauenhofer IIS improves the quality assurance of medical laboratories by virtual, microscopic detection of parasites in clinical samples.

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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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[Translate to English:] Eine mikroskopische Aufnahme von Zellen, die grün leuchten und in der Mitte jeweils ein Zellkern (rund) blau leuchtend.

The immune system: How are mosquitoes coping with their viruses?

Why can mosquitoes transmit certain viruses to humans (arboviruses) and not others (insect-specific viruses)? To find out, the research…

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Course of the European Mobile Lab

Course of the European Mobile Lab

Hamburg, May 6th, 2022 - The European Mobile Lab hosted a training at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, the first…

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