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Systems BiologyThe goal of systems biology is to describe the dynamic processes of life and of biological systems using mathematical models. In line with the foundation of the new Braunschweig Integrated Centre of Systems Biology (BRICS) we have compiled some background information about systems biology for you: To the systems biology feature.
How may individualisation find its way into care of patients with infectious diseases? This is the hot topic to be discussed during the international Herrenhausen Symposium on June 21-23, 2018, in Hannover.
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HZI researchers detect a new crucial role for a known receptor molecule in the first defensive response of the immune system to influenza infection of the lung
TWINCORE researchers are developing cell model to test drugs for their suitability as a hepatitis E drug in pregnant women
HZI scientists decipher the mechanism used by gastrointestinal germs to switch their infection programme from acute to chronic
European Academy of Microbiology has chosen the HZI scientist as new member
Mobile system facilitates early protection measures against epidemics in remote regions – Wanka: "German research contributes to the solution of global health challenges"
HIPS researchers produced a molecule that provides a way to visualise pseudomonas infections
HZI and HIPS researchers discover a bacterial protein that recognises immunogenic sugar molecules on pig cells
HZI and BRICS researchers use mathematical modelling to discover a possible cause of the development of early diabetes
Award for innovative research approaches at the TWINCORE
HZI researchers developed a bacterial strain that can be used in cancer therapy