• Welcome to DZIF

    It is the 21st century and infections are still a major challenge for medicine. What is our recourse as germs become increasingly resistant to antibiotics? What can we do to prevent the spread of a pathogen? The researchers at the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) are tackling these and many other issues.

  • DZIF Professor in Braunschweig

    Ulrich Nübel sequences bacterial genomes and looks for new natural agents against bacteria, viruses and fungi.

  • Fighting against Ebola

    Prof Stephan Becker, Director of Marburg Virology and Coordinator of the DZIF Thematic Translational Unit “Emerging Infections”, explains what the DZIF has accomplished in the fight against Ebola.

  • EBOKON: Strengthening Ebola Research

    The German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) has initiated a consortium to strengthen Ebola research and close the knowledge gaps as quickly as possible in the fight against the epidemic.
    Press Release


  • 15 December 2014 - PRESS RELEASE

    Transplant Cohort: First patients will be recruited

    The DZIF Transplant Cohort, which was officially founded as an association in February 2014, has completed its preparations. The association can now begin with recruiting first patients and collecting medical data and biological samples.more ]