Public Events 14.12.2022

World NTD Day 2023

January 30, 2023, 5-8 pm

Worldwide, nearly two billion people are at risk of becoming incapacitated, blind, disfigured, disabled or dying earlier due to neglected…

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Press releases 29.11.2022

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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Announcements 17.11.2022

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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Research Highlights 11.11.2022

Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine intensifies One Health research

Holistic infection research considers humans, animals, habitats, climate and environmental conditions in context. The Bernhard Nocht…

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Professional Events 09.11.2022

Tag der Reisegesundheit


SAVE THE DATE: Nach zweijähriger pandemiebedingter Pause bieten wir am 04. Februar 2023 wieder unseren geschätzten Tag der Reisegesundheit…

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Professional Events 04.11.2022

Meeting on Snakebite Envenoming


Join the the first scientific meeting organised by our newly established Snakebite Poisoning Research Group. Venue: Historical Lecture Hall…

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Press releases 03.11.2022

One Health Day 2022

Hamburg / Riems Island 3 November 2022 - The coronavirus pandemic has shown that infection research must consider humans, animals and the…

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Public Events 16.10.2022

Forschen, Heilen, Lehren 2022


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 13.01.2023

Epidemiology & Control of Diseases in Outbreak Settings (EPICID)

30.10. - 17.11.2023

This is a 3-week intensive course on the principles and methods of epidemiology and the way these inform the control of infectious diseases…

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Professional Events 13.01.2023

Laboratory Systems and Public Health in Resource-Limited Settings (LAB-SPHERE)


This course prepares you to work with Laboratory Systems and Public Health Infrastructures in Resource-Limited Settings.
Course fee

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Press releases 20.08.2022

BNITM: Less greenhouse gases, more mosquito control!

Warmer summers and changes in precipitation bring more mosquitoes and more exotic infectious diseases. This is the simplified scenario that…

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Research Highlights 16.08.2022

Combination drug against malaria

New antimalarial drugs are mostly tested only for malaria tropica, but not for other malaria pathogens. Although available preparations are…

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Professional Events 04.07.2022

Conference on Schistosomiasis Control Strategies in Madagascar (CCSM)


On 21 October 2022 we are delighted to welcome you all to CCSM, the first Malagasy conference on schistosomiasis. Antananarivo, as the…

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Announcements 01.07.2022

Of sex differences in infection defence and a truly neglected tropical disease

This year's doctoral prizes of the Association of Friends of the Tropical Institute Hamburg e.V. (VdF) go to Dr Marie Groneberg (Natural…

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Press releases 30.06.2022

Modern laboratory diagnostic rapidly detects Marburg virus in Guinea

Hamburg / Conakry, June 30, 2022 - For the first time, researchers have detected the highly contagious and often fatal Marburg virus disease…

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Professional Events 02.02.2023

Malaria Meeting 2023

23.03. - 24.03.2023

The Malaria Meeting has developed into a scientific event that is respected beyond the borders of Germany, where both clinicians and…

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Professional Events 02.06.2022

LCI Summer School

02.05. - 05.05.2022

For the first time since the beginning of the corona pandemic, the Summer School of the Leibniz Center Infection (LCI) took place again…

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Announcements 31.05.2022

More than two million euros for new junior research group at BNITM

The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) is establishing another BMBF Junior Research Group. Dr. Joachim Michael Matz has…

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Research Highlights 20.05.2022

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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Announcements 06.05.2022

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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Public Events 28.04.2022

Der Girls' & Boys' Day 2023 muss leider entfallen!


Endlich wieder Gäste! Mehr als 30 Jugendliche haben Kristalle gefischt, Mücken nach Geschlecht sortiert, mit Viren und Zellen gearbeitet,…

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Press releases 25.04.2022

BNITM: "We must not let up fighting against this 'forgotten epidemic'!"

Hamburg, April 25th 2022 - On the occasion of Word Malaria Day, the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) calls politics…

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Professional Events 24.04.2022

14th Summer School for Young Parasitologists

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Public Events 24.03.2022

Book a Scientist 2021 - Leibniz Gemeinschaft

18.03.2021 10:30

Speed Dating mit der Wissenschaft – am 18.03.21 beantworten Maria Rosenthal, Rosa Isela Gálvez und Thomas Jacobs sowie viele weitere…

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Research Highlights 09.03.2022

Malaria parasites compensate the fitness cost of resistance to the frontline drug artemisinin

A new study on nutrient permeable channels (NPCs) in the parasitophorous vacuolar membrane of malaria parasites highlights the permeability…

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Announcements 03.03.2022

Showing solidarity with Ukraine

Scientists at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine work intensively with the Public Health Institute of Ukraine (PHCU), the…

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Press releases 30.01.2022

During the pandemic, the fight against neglected tropical diseases becomes even more important

The Omikron variant has shown that health care in the Global South concerns us all - the "World Day of Neglected Tropical Diseases" on 30…

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Press releases 24.01.2022

Über genetischen Code hinaus: Einfluss der Epigenetik auf Infektionen und das Immunsystem

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Press releases 17.01.2022

European Commission awards internationally renowned epidemic early warning system

BNITM-Arbovirology and international partners receive 5 million euros

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Professional Events 10.01.2022

LCI-Symposium 2022

27.01. - 28.03.2022

At this year's LCI Symposium "Epigenetics & Memory in Infection & Immunity", a total of four keynote lectures and 14 presentations…

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