• 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.

  • 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.

  • Coronaviruses: Getting to a vaccine as fast as possible

    At the German Center for Infection Research, researchers are working intensively to make available a vaccine against the dreaded MERS coronavirus.
    Press Release

  • World Health Summit 2014

    The sixth World Health Summit, taking place from 19 to 22 October in Berlin this year, is expected to bring together around 1,200 internationally renowned leading representatives and decision-makers from the fields of science, politics, economics and society. The DZIF will be present.
    World Health Summit 2014


  • 15 October 2014 - ANNUAL REPORT 2013

    DZIF: Successful networking

    The Annual Report of the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) is published and demonstrates the new translational potential of the institutes cooperating within DZIF.    more ]

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