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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.
On 28.11.2018, the HZI Alumni Symposium "Careers in Translational Research and Industry: Towards Biologicals and Vaccines" will take place at the HZI. Several GBF/HZI Alumni will talk about their careers and professional activities.
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HZI project on new drugs against bacterial and viral infections selected
Research team unravels trick with which the sleeping sickness pathogen hides from the immune system
HZI researchers discovered how early colonisation by microbes defines the properties of gut-draining lymph nodes for the lifetime of the host
a new strategy for the treatment of viral encephalitis
“Immunology & Inflammation” unifies efforts in immunological research of the Helmholtz Association
HZI researchers have investigated the formation of immunological synapses over which immune cells exchange information
HZI researchers investigated the formation of signalling substances in Pseudomonas and discovered a target for novel medications
HZI researchers discover protective effect of pathogen-specific antibodies in the early infection stage of necrotising fasciitis
International expert conference in Hannover highlights the current state of the research and the perspectives of this field
In discussion with researchers from the HZI and the MHH at the NAKO study centre and the TWINCORE in Hannover