Information for Press and Media

We offer newest information about the research topics of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), make contact to our experts and organize interview appointments for you.

Our "Features" contain interesting background information about up-to-date topics from infection research, scientific pictures and the respective experts of our Centre.

Press Photos

On our web pages we provide a selection of our scientific photos for free.

The copyright of all pictures belongs to the HZI if not indicated separately. You may use the pictures for distribution in the media, for personal information and educational purposes free of charge if you mention "Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Braunschweig" as the source.

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