Hamburg - Lübeck - Borstel
The "Hamburg Region" merges a unique array of expertise and infrastructure for research on infectious diseases and emerging infections of national and global relevance. It contributes clinical, entomological and virological studies, medicinal chemistry for drug discovery, the epidemiology of malaria, and translational studies on tuberculosis and viral hepatitis. The "Hamburg Region" comprises the University of Hamburg with the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and the University of Lübeck, as well as the Leibniz institutes Research Center Borstel (FZB), Heinrich Pette Institute for Experimental Virology (HPI) and Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNI). Assets include the National Reference Centres for tuberculosis and all tropical pathogens, biosafety level 3 and 4 laboratories and insectaries, availability of numerous infection models, a spectrum of bio-imaging facilities including highest-resolution devices at the German Electron Synchrotron (DESY), a high-throughput screening facility at the European ScreeningPort, and a research and training platform in a tropical environment at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR).
Partner site speaker
Rolf Horstmann (Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin)
Partner site manager
Andreas Gundelwein (Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin)