Here in our news overview you will find all articles from the RESIST online editorial team. Of course we appreciate your interest in our work – and also when you share our news in social media.

  • Welcome Prof. Dölken

    April 21, 2024

    April 21, 2024

    April 21, 2024

    We welcome Professor Dr. Lars Dölken as a new member of RESIST. The specialist in herpes viruses has been Director of the MHH Institute of Virology since 2 April [...]

    We welcome Professor Dr. Lars Dölken as a new member of RESIST. The specialist in herpes viruses has been Director of the MHH Institute of Virology since 2 April [...]

    We welcome Professor Dr. Lars Dölken as a new member of RESIST. The specialist in herpes viruses has been Director of the MHH Institute of Virology since 2 April 2024, succeeding Prof. Schulz, who has headed the institute since 2000. Prof Dölken has also been a member of the [...]

  • Visit by the Minister

    April 2, 2024

    April 2, 2024

    April 2, 2024

    The RESIST speaker trio was delighted to welcome a distinguished visitor: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister for Science and Culture, visited the MHH on 21 March to find out [...]

    The RESIST speaker trio was delighted to welcome a distinguished visitor: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister for Science and Culture, visited the MHH on 21 March to find out [...]

    The RESIST speaker trio was delighted to welcome a distinguished visitor: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister for Science and Culture, visited the MHH on 21 March to find out more about our Cluster of Excellence RESIST. Prof Manns received the Minister as well as Julia Streuer, Leon Schmalstieg and [...]

  • UniStem Day

    March 22, 2024

    March 22, 2024

    March 22, 2024

    At this year's UniStem Day on 22 March at the MHH, which was organised by RESIST Professor Lachmann, PD Dr. Ruth Olmer and Dr. Sylvia Merkert, 24 students were [...]

    At this year's UniStem Day on 22 March at the MHH, which was organised by RESIST Professor Lachmann, PD Dr. Ruth Olmer and Dr. Sylvia Merkert, 24 students were [...]

    At this year's UniStem Day on 22 March at the MHH, which was organised by RESIST Professor Lachmann, PD Dr. Ruth Olmer and Dr. Sylvia Merkert, 24 students were able to experience stem cell research first-hand. In the middle of the Easter holidays, they came to the MHH, where [...]

  • Meeting for the future

    March 8, 2024

    March 8, 2024

    March 8, 2024

    Meeting on 7 and 8 March at Wennigsen Monastery: RESIST members from the Executive Board and the RESIST-2 Steering Group as well as guests came together at Wennigsen Monastery [...]

    Meeting on 7 and 8 March at Wennigsen Monastery: RESIST members from the Executive Board and the RESIST-2 Steering Group as well as guests came together at Wennigsen Monastery [...]

    Meeting on 7 and 8 March at Wennigsen Monastery: RESIST members from the Executive Board and the RESIST-2 Steering Group as well as guests came together at Wennigsen Monastery to plan the further development of the cluster, as the proposal for continued funding of RESIST for the period from [...]

  • First graduation ceremony for the Master’s programme Biomedical Data Analysis

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    For the first time, two students graduated from the Master's programme Biomedical Data Analysis Dr. Adrian Schulz, who was visibly happy to be celebrated in Lecture Hall F (see [...]

    For the first time, two students graduated from the Master's programme Biomedical Data Analysis Dr. Adrian Schulz, who was visibly happy to be celebrated in Lecture Hall F (see [...]

    For the first time, two students graduated from the Master's programme Biomedical Data Analysis Dr. Adrian Schulz, who was visibly happy to be celebrated in Lecture Hall F (see photo), and Konstantin Büttner, who unfortunately could not be in Hanover at the time. Both were honoured at the joint [...]

  • RESIST with virtual reality at “aufhof”

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    On 7 February, RESIST was part of the "aufhof" when the MHH presented itself with numerous contributions in the former Galeria Kaufhof building at the Marktkirche in Hanover's city [...]

    On 7 February, RESIST was part of the "aufhof" when the MHH presented itself with numerous contributions in the former Galeria Kaufhof building at the Marktkirche in Hanover's city [...]

    On 7 February, RESIST was part of the "aufhof" when the MHH presented itself with numerous contributions in the former Galeria Kaufhof building at the Marktkirche in Hanover's city centre. A brand new, exciting virtual reality film on herpes virus infection was on show at the stand of our [...]

  • Welcome

    January 30, 2024

    January 30, 2024

    January 30, 2024

    Do I need a visa? Where can I live? What insurance do I need to take out? Numerous questions arise when you come to RESIST in Hannover from abroad [...]

    Do I need a visa? Where can I live? What insurance do I need to take out? Numerous questions arise when you come to RESIST in Hannover from abroad [...]

    Do I need a visa? Where can I live? What insurance do I need to take out? Numerous questions arise when you come to RESIST in Hannover from abroad to do research here. For a first introduction to many of these topics, there is now a lot of information [...]

  • Platform on immunodeficiencies

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    If people frequently have severe and protracted infections, an inborn error of immunity may be the cause. To date, almost 500 genes have been found that are associated with [...]

    If people frequently have severe and protracted infections, an inborn error of immunity may be the cause. To date, almost 500 genes have been found that are associated with [...]

    If people frequently have severe and protracted infections, an inborn error of immunity may be the cause. To date, almost 500 genes have been found that are associated with such immune deficiencies. However, there is as yet no publicly accessible platform containing comprehensive and up-to-date information on these genes, [...]

  • New ways to combat lung infections

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    Prof. Lachmann receives "ERC Proof of Concept Grant" from the EU for the further development of a novel immune cell therapy Treating bacterial pneumonia with healthy macrophages – that [...]

    Prof. Lachmann receives "ERC Proof of Concept Grant" from the EU for the further development of a novel immune cell therapy Treating bacterial pneumonia with healthy macrophages – that [...]

    Prof. Lachmann receives "ERC Proof of Concept Grant" from the EU for the further development of a novel immune cell therapy Treating bacterial pneumonia with healthy macrophages – that is the goal of the team led by Prof. Lachmann. The European Union (EU) has now awarded his "iMAClung" project, [...]

  • The Winter Newsletter is published

    December 14, 2023

    December 14, 2023

    December 14, 2023

    Here is the Winter RESIST Newsletter! Enthusiasm, perseverance and brilliant ideas for the coming period - this is what Prof. Schulz wishes all readers of our newsletter on page [...]

    Here is the Winter RESIST Newsletter! Enthusiasm, perseverance and brilliant ideas for the coming period - this is what Prof. Schulz wishes all readers of our newsletter on page [...]

    Here is the Winter RESIST Newsletter! Enthusiasm, perseverance and brilliant ideas for the coming period - this is what Prof. Schulz wishes all readers of our newsletter on page 1. Join us in welcoming new scientists to our RESIST team (page 3) and read more about current research results [...]

  • RESIST helps

    December 11, 2023

    December 11, 2023

    December 11, 2023

    Reconcile careers and children: Pursuing a scientific career at the same time as being pregnant and looking after children - that is very difficult. Female postdocs working in RESIST [...]

    Reconcile careers and children: Pursuing a scientific career at the same time as being pregnant and looking after children - that is very difficult. Female postdocs working in RESIST [...]

    Reconcile careers and children: Pursuing a scientific career at the same time as being pregnant and looking after children - that is very difficult. Female postdocs working in RESIST or associated with RESIST can get support by applying for co-financing of a technical assistant for up to twelve months. [...]

  • Welcome in RESIST

    November 29, 2023

    November 29, 2023

    November 29, 2023

    We welcome Prof. Dr. Nataliya Di Donato to RESIST. She is participating in project area A with her research on the following question: What genetic mechanisms underlie immunodeficiencies and [...]

    We welcome Prof. Dr. Nataliya Di Donato to RESIST. She is participating in project area A with her research on the following question: What genetic mechanisms underlie immunodeficiencies and [...]

    We welcome Prof. Dr. Nataliya Di Donato to RESIST. She is participating in project area A with her research on the following question: What genetic mechanisms underlie immunodeficiencies and thus susceptibility to infections? "Some syndromes caused by immunodeficiencies are found in less than 500 out of one million people, [...]

  • RESIST researchers highly regarded

    November 16, 2023

    November 16, 2023

    November 16, 2023

    RESIST members Prof. Li, Prof. McHardy and Prof. Werfel are among the most cited scientists in the world. This was the result of the latest analysis of scientific publications [...]

    RESIST members Prof. Li, Prof. McHardy and Prof. Werfel are among the most cited scientists in the world. This was the result of the latest analysis of scientific publications [...]

    RESIST members Prof. Li, Prof. McHardy and Prof. Werfel are among the most cited scientists in the world. This was the result of the latest analysis of scientific publications by Clarivate Analytics. The annual list of "Highly Cited Researchers" shows which publications in each discipline are among the one [...]

  • RESIST at school

    November 15, 2023

    November 15, 2023

    November 15, 2023

    As part of the LeibnizLAB at the University of Hanover, RESIST research inspires schoolchildren What infectious agents are there? How big are they? How do they spread from person [...]

    As part of the LeibnizLAB at the University of Hanover, RESIST research inspires schoolchildren What infectious agents are there? How big are they? How do they spread from person [...]

    As part of the LeibnizLAB at the University of Hanover, RESIST research inspires schoolchildren What infectious agents are there? How big are they? How do they spread from person to person? The first lecture of the LeibnizLAB of the University of Hanover on the subject of infection biology, which [...]

  • RESIST at the MHH’s Open Day

    November 13, 2023

    November 13, 2023

    November 13, 2023

    At the stand of our Cluster of Excellence RESIST at the MHH Open Day on Saturday, November 11, guests were able to rub their hands with a special disinfectant [...]

    At the stand of our Cluster of Excellence RESIST at the MHH Open Day on Saturday, November 11, guests were able to rub their hands with a special disinfectant [...]

    At the stand of our Cluster of Excellence RESIST at the MHH Open Day on Saturday, November 11, guests were able to rub their hands with a special disinfectant that fluoresces under black light and check for themselves how well they had done. They could also win a prize [...]

  • Help with the analysis of large data sets

    November 2, 2023

    November 2, 2023

    November 2, 2023

    RESIST research teams who are generating large volumes of data now can get help analyzing these complex biomedical data. That’s because Hanan Begali recently joined the RESIST team as [...]

    RESIST research teams who are generating large volumes of data now can get help analyzing these complex biomedical data. That’s because Hanan Begali recently joined the RESIST team as [...]

    RESIST research teams who are generating large volumes of data now can get help analyzing these complex biomedical data. That’s because Hanan Begali recently joined the RESIST team as a bioformatician, where she is mentored by Prof. Depledge, Prof. Lauber and Prof. Galardini in the RESIST Biomedical Data Analysis [...]

  • The second RESIST Satellite Symposium

    October 17, 2023

    October 17, 2023

    October 17, 2023

    This year's RESIST Satellite Symposium took place on October 5 at the Courtyard Hotel am Maschsee - as part of the international conference "Delta-Cure". This conference on hepatitis D [...]

    This year's RESIST Satellite Symposium took place on October 5 at the Courtyard Hotel am Maschsee - as part of the international conference "Delta-Cure". This conference on hepatitis D [...]

    This year's RESIST Satellite Symposium took place on October 5 at the Courtyard Hotel am Maschsee - as part of the international conference "Delta-Cure". This conference on hepatitis D virus infections was organized by the MHH Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Infectiology and Endocrinology under the direction of Prof. Wedemeyer. [...]

  • 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop

    October 5, 2023

    October 5, 2023

    October 5, 2023

    More than 100 enthusiastic herpesvirus researchers from 33 institutions and six countries participated at the 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop, held for the first time at the MHH on September [...]

    More than 100 enthusiastic herpesvirus researchers from 33 institutions and six countries participated at the 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop, held for the first time at the MHH on September [...]

    More than 100 enthusiastic herpesvirus researchers from 33 institutions and six countries participated at the 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop, held for the first time at the MHH on September 29, 2023. This annual meeting was organized by Prof. Depledge and Prof. Viejo-Borbolla from the MHH Institute of Virology. The [...]

  • Kaposi’s sarcoma herpesvirus: researchers develop inhibitors

    October 4, 2023

    October 4, 2023

    October 4, 2023

    Herpes viruses usually remain in the body permanently: they nest in the cells and also manage to be transferred from the mother to the daughter cells during cell division. [...]

    Herpes viruses usually remain in the body permanently: they nest in the cells and also manage to be transferred from the mother to the daughter cells during cell division. [...]

    Herpes viruses usually remain in the body permanently: they nest in the cells and also manage to be transferred from the mother to the daughter cells during cell division. In the case of Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV), a specific viral protein called LANA is essential for the process of [...]

  • Welcome in RESIST

    September 26, 2023

    September 26, 2023

    September 26, 2023

    As a new member of RESIST we welcome PD Dr. Sabine Pirr. Why are newborns and especially premature infants so susceptible to severe infections compared to older children or [...]

    As a new member of RESIST we welcome PD Dr. Sabine Pirr. Why are newborns and especially premature infants so susceptible to severe infections compared to older children or [...]

    As a new member of RESIST we welcome PD Dr. Sabine Pirr. Why are newborns and especially premature infants so susceptible to severe infections compared to older children or adults? PD Dr. Sabine Pirr is investigating this question. In particular, she is focusing on the role of breast milk [...]

  • RESIST visits CSSB

    September 7, 2023

    September 7, 2023

    September 7, 2023

    The team of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) gave a warm welcome to seven RESIST members who came to visit on 29 August. First, the guests received [...]

    The team of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) gave a warm welcome to seven RESIST members who came to visit on 29 August. First, the guests received [...]

    The team of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) gave a warm welcome to seven RESIST members who came to visit on 29 August. First, the guests received general information about the center in the lecture hall from Prof. Kay Grünewald, the Scientific Director of the CSSB, who [...]

  • RESIST Summer Network Meeting

    September 6, 2023

    September 6, 2023

    September 6, 2023

    The 50 or so guests who came to this year's summer RESIST network meeting, which took place in and around TWINCORE on August 25, were lucky with the weather. [...]

    The 50 or so guests who came to this year's summer RESIST network meeting, which took place in and around TWINCORE on August 25, were lucky with the weather. [...]

    The 50 or so guests who came to this year's summer RESIST network meeting, which took place in and around TWINCORE on August 25, were lucky with the weather. Because shortly before it started in the afternoon, the sun replaced the rain and it shone until the evening. So [...]

  • RESIST supports LISA Summer School

    August 28, 2023

    August 28, 2023

    August 28, 2023

    The summer academy "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" has started - with young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor / Master) from about [...]

    The summer academy "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" has started - with young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor / Master) from about [...]

    The summer academy "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" has started - with young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor / Master) from about 20 countries, who are aiming for a PhD in immunology or infection research. LISA includes lectures where lecturers present their [...]

  • How harmless turns dangerous

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    Prof. Galardini finds causes for bloodstream infections in the genes of bacteria. This will enable better diagnostics and vaccinations in the future. Escherichia coli bacteria live in the intestines [...]

    Prof. Galardini finds causes for bloodstream infections in the genes of bacteria. This will enable better diagnostics and vaccinations in the future. Escherichia coli bacteria live in the intestines [...]

    Prof. Galardini finds causes for bloodstream infections in the genes of bacteria. This will enable better diagnostics and vaccinations in the future. Escherichia coli bacteria live in the intestines of humans and play an important role there for normal intestinal function as well as for a functioning immune system. [...]

  • RESIST Bioinformatics Summer School

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    Bioinformatics is fascinating: It enables us to use computer-based methods to gain insights into biology and medicine – for example, to decode the human genome. In order to learn [...]

    Bioinformatics is fascinating: It enables us to use computer-based methods to gain insights into biology and medicine – for example, to decode the human genome. In order to learn [...]

    Bioinformatics is fascinating: It enables us to use computer-based methods to gain insights into biology and medicine – for example, to decode the human genome. In order to learn more about bioinformatics methods and working methods, 17 (post-) doctoral students and group leaders participated in the first "RESIST Bioinformatics [...]

  • Charles Thom Award for Prof. Müller

    August 2, 2023

    August 2, 2023

    August 2, 2023

    For his exceptional contributions to the scientific community, Prof. Dr. Rolf Müller received the prestigious Charles Thom Award from the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB). The award [...]

    For his exceptional contributions to the scientific community, Prof. Dr. Rolf Müller received the prestigious Charles Thom Award from the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB). The award [...]

    For his exceptional contributions to the scientific community, Prof. Dr. Rolf Müller received the prestigious Charles Thom Award from the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB). The award recognizes the remarkable scientific achievements of Prof. Müller, founding and scientific director of the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland [...]

  • Significant Changes

    July 20, 2023

    July 20, 2023

    July 20, 2023

    Artificial intelligence in scientific research: developments, challenges, future Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming scientific research: AI systems like AlphaFold, RoseTTAFold, and ESMfold have revolutionized protein structure prediction. Now large [...]

    Artificial intelligence in scientific research: developments, challenges, future Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming scientific research: AI systems like AlphaFold, RoseTTAFold, and ESMfold have revolutionized protein structure prediction. Now large [...]

    Artificial intelligence in scientific research: developments, challenges, future Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming scientific research: AI systems like AlphaFold, RoseTTAFold, and ESMfold have revolutionized protein structure prediction. Now large Language Models (LLMs) like ChatGPT are democratizing scientific writing and coding. However, AI use might raise ethical concerns, including potential [...]

  • The Summer Newsletter is published

    July 19, 2023

    July 19, 2023

    July 19, 2023

    Here it is - the summer RESIST newsletter! You are welcome to read an article about Artificial Intelligence in scientific research written by Prof. Bosse starting on page 1. [...]

    Here it is - the summer RESIST newsletter! You are welcome to read an article about Artificial Intelligence in scientific research written by Prof. Bosse starting on page 1. [...]

    Here it is - the summer RESIST newsletter! You are welcome to read an article about Artificial Intelligence in scientific research written by Prof. Bosse starting on page 1. On the next two pages you can see photos and articles about the RESIST Retreat and the meeting of three [...]

  • Green lab

    July 17, 2023

    July 17, 2023

    July 17, 2023

    Commitment to sustainable scientific research Lights off, refrigerator closed, fume hood sash down - these are simple but very effective measures that can save a lot of energy in [...]

    Commitment to sustainable scientific research Lights off, refrigerator closed, fume hood sash down - these are simple but very effective measures that can save a lot of energy in [...]

    Commitment to sustainable scientific research Lights off, refrigerator closed, fume hood sash down - these are simple but very effective measures that can save a lot of energy in a laboratory. Many people are aware of this. And yet the issue of sustainability in research needs momentum so that [...]

  • Research never sleeps

    July 7, 2023

    July 7, 2023

    July 7, 2023

    The "cell-sitting" list is something like a ticket for a vacation. Because when Dr. Daniela Paasch wants to take a vacation, she uses it to record exactly how her [...]

    The "cell-sitting" list is something like a ticket for a vacation. Because when Dr. Daniela Paasch wants to take a vacation, she uses it to record exactly how her [...]

    The "cell-sitting" list is something like a ticket for a vacation. Because when Dr. Daniela Paasch wants to take a vacation, she uses it to record exactly how her colleagues can preserve the life of the cells with which the postdoc is conducting research at the MHH Clinic for [...]

  • Teaching prize awarded for the first time

    July 5, 2023

    July 5, 2023

    July 5, 2023

    Third-semester students were able to vote for the Biomedical Data Analysis Masters program's teaching award for the first time. And they were quite sure, because they decided unanimously. Thus, [...]

    Third-semester students were able to vote for the Biomedical Data Analysis Masters program's teaching award for the first time. And they were quite sure, because they decided unanimously. Thus, [...]

    Third-semester students were able to vote for the Biomedical Data Analysis Masters program's teaching award for the first time. And they were quite sure, because they decided unanimously. Thus, Dr. Dominik Wolff from the Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics (PLRI) as the person responsible for the module [...]

  • Shaping the future of infectiology

    July 5, 2023

    July 5, 2023

    July 5, 2023

    Meeting of three clusters of excellence: networking promises added value and more visibility In beautiful surroundings between sunlit mountains, streams and vineyards, RESIST board members met with board members [...]

    Meeting of three clusters of excellence: networking promises added value and more visibility In beautiful surroundings between sunlit mountains, streams and vineyards, RESIST board members met with board members [...]

    Meeting of three clusters of excellence: networking promises added value and more visibility In beautiful surroundings between sunlit mountains, streams and vineyards, RESIST board members met with board members of the clusters of excellence Balance of the Microverse from Jena and Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections from Tübingen on [...]

  • New weapon against hepatitis D

    June 23, 2023

    June 23, 2023

    June 23, 2023

    Hepatitis D virus infection causes the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis disease. About ten to 20 million people worldwide are affected. There is currently no cure for [...]

    Hepatitis D virus infection causes the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis disease. About ten to 20 million people worldwide are affected. There is currently no cure for [...]

    Hepatitis D virus infection causes the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis disease. About ten to 20 million people worldwide are affected. There is currently no cure for the disease, and in the end the only treatment option is often a liver transplant. However, an international team led [...]

  • Welcome to RESIST

    June 20, 2023

    June 20, 2023

    June 20, 2023

    Dr. Bošnjak is a new members of RESIST Dr. Berislav Bošnjak, research associate at the Institute of Immunology of the MHH, is now a member of our Cluster of [...]

    Dr. Bošnjak is a new members of RESIST Dr. Berislav Bošnjak, research associate at the Institute of Immunology of the MHH, is now a member of our Cluster of [...]

    Dr. Bošnjak is a new members of RESIST Dr. Berislav Bošnjak, research associate at the Institute of Immunology of the MHH, is now a member of our Cluster of Excellence. A warm welcome! The research focus of the 44-year-old researcher is on the initiation of the T-cell immune response [...]

  • The RESIST team mourns the death of Egbert Trowe

    June 6, 2023

    June 6, 2023

    June 6, 2023

    The RESIST team mourns the death of Egbert Trowe, who died on 31 May 2023 at the age of 78. Egbert Trowe himself received a liver transplant in 2002 [...]

    The RESIST team mourns the death of Egbert Trowe, who died on 31 May 2023 at the age of 78. Egbert Trowe himself received a liver transplant in 2002 [...]

    The RESIST team mourns the death of Egbert Trowe, who died on 31 May 2023 at the age of 78. Egbert Trowe himself received a liver transplant in 2002 and has since been an advocate for the issue of organ donation as well as for patients before and after [...]

  • Funding opportunities for junior scientists

    June 5, 2023

    June 5, 2023

    June 5, 2023

    What funding opportunities are there for young researchers at the DFG? What is absolutely necessary for a good proposal? And what should I absolutely refrain from doing? Dr. Andreas [...]

    What funding opportunities are there for young researchers at the DFG? What is absolutely necessary for a good proposal? And what should I absolutely refrain from doing? Dr. Andreas [...]

    What funding opportunities are there for young researchers at the DFG? What is absolutely necessary for a good proposal? And what should I absolutely refrain from doing? Dr. Andreas Strecker from the DFG Head Office answered all these and many other questions for a group of around 100 interested [...]

  • Visit from Glasgow

    May 26, 2023

    May 26, 2023

    May 26, 2023

    As part of the German-Scottish project "Hannover-Glasgow Infection Strategy" (HAGIS), the RESIST team was visited by five guests from the Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) on 24 and [...]

    As part of the German-Scottish project "Hannover-Glasgow Infection Strategy" (HAGIS), the RESIST team was visited by five guests from the Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) on 24 and [...]

    As part of the German-Scottish project "Hannover-Glasgow Infection Strategy" (HAGIS), the RESIST team was visited by five guests from the Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) on 24 and 25 May. At their meeting at the Institute of Virology of the Hannover Medical School (MHH), four young researchers reported [...]

  • VISION: New DFG Research Training Group for Virology Research

    May 13, 2023

    May 13, 2023

    May 13, 2023

    The German Research Foundation has approved the new research training group "VISualisation and imaging of virus InfectION (VISION)". The spokesperson is Professor Dr Thomas Krey, head of the Institute [...]

    The German Research Foundation has approved the new research training group "VISualisation and imaging of virus InfectION (VISION)". The spokesperson is Professor Dr Thomas Krey, head of the Institute [...]

    The German Research Foundation has approved the new research training group "VISualisation and imaging of virus InfectION (VISION)". The spokesperson is Professor Dr Thomas Krey, head of the Institute of Biochemistry at the University of Lübeck, and the co-spokesperson and co-applicant is Professor Dr Kay Grünewald from the University [...]

  • How cells defend themselves against adenoviruses

    May 11, 2023

    May 11, 2023

    May 11, 2023

    Research team of the MHH and the Cluster of Excellence RESIST clarify cell mechanism. The result is the basis for new therapies. How do human cells defend themselves against [...]

    Research team of the MHH and the Cluster of Excellence RESIST clarify cell mechanism. The result is the basis for new therapies. How do human cells defend themselves against [...]

    Research team of the MHH and the Cluster of Excellence RESIST clarify cell mechanism. The result is the basis for new therapies. How do human cells defend themselves against adenoviruses? The team of RESIST Professor Dr. Sabrina Schreiner from the Institute of Virology at the Hannover Medical School (MHH) [...]

  • RESIST in the podcast “Exzellent erklärt – Spitzenforschung für alle”

    May 1, 2023

    May 1, 2023

    May 1, 2023

    RESIST in the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle"  The new episode of the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle" is online (in German language) and it [...]

    RESIST in the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle"  The new episode of the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle" is online (in German language) and it [...]

    RESIST in the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle"  The new episode of the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle" is online (in German language) and it is all about RESIST's research! The focus is on how we can protect premature and newborn babies from dangerous infections. [...]

  • Immunology Day

    April 28, 2023

    April 28, 2023

    April 28, 2023

    Hands under black light: Around 700 pupils learned about immunology at the MHH today, and the RESIST stand was a popular eye-catcher. Immunology at your fingertips: What do the [...]

    Hands under black light: Around 700 pupils learned about immunology at the MHH today, and the RESIST stand was a popular eye-catcher. Immunology at your fingertips: What do the [...]

    Hands under black light: Around 700 pupils learned about immunology at the MHH today, and the RESIST stand was a popular eye-catcher. Immunology at your fingertips: What do the basics of our immune system actually look like? What is there to know about HIV and congenital immunodeficiencies or about [...]

  • Kick-off in the castle

    April 28, 2023

    April 28, 2023

    April 28, 2023

    The RESIST retreat was a constructive start to the work on the follow-up application. RESIST should continue to exist after the end of the first funding period. With this [...]

    The RESIST retreat was a constructive start to the work on the follow-up application. RESIST should continue to exist after the end of the first funding period. With this [...]

    The RESIST retreat was a constructive start to the work on the follow-up application. RESIST should continue to exist after the end of the first funding period. With this goal in mind, the heads of the research groups and other RESIST scientists met for a retreat at Warberg Castle [...]

  • Welcome to RESIST

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    Prof. Slevogt is a new members of RESIST Prof. Dr. Hortense Slevogt, a renowned expert in infectious diseases of the respiratory tract, joined the RESIST team in mid-November 2022: [...]

    Prof. Slevogt is a new members of RESIST Prof. Dr. Hortense Slevogt, a renowned expert in infectious diseases of the respiratory tract, joined the RESIST team in mid-November 2022: [...]

    Prof. Slevogt is a new members of RESIST Prof. Dr. Hortense Slevogt, a renowned expert in infectious diseases of the respiratory tract, joined the RESIST team in mid-November 2022: She is a new member and also serves on the RESIST Internal Advisory Board (IAB). She studied medicine in Berlin [...]

  • Excursion to Denmark

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    Data Science students were in Copenhagen in April a text by Katharina Wendt, second semester student: To gain insights into foreign research projects and health data management systems, to [...]

    Data Science students were in Copenhagen in April a text by Katharina Wendt, second semester student: To gain insights into foreign research projects and health data management systems, to [...]

    Data Science students were in Copenhagen in April a text by Katharina Wendt, second semester student: To gain insights into foreign research projects and health data management systems, to network and to learn about different career paths, 25 students set off for Copenhagen on 19 April 2023. They were [...]

  • Excursion to Denmark

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    Comprehensive data storage that would be unthinkable in Germany, a sandbox and the realisation that various paths lead to data science - the 25 students who recently spent a [...]

    Comprehensive data storage that would be unthinkable in Germany, a sandbox and the realisation that various paths lead to data science - the 25 students who recently spent a [...]

    Comprehensive data storage that would be unthinkable in Germany, a sandbox and the realisation that various paths lead to data science - the 25 students who recently spent a few days in Copenhagen were able to get to know all this. They were participants of the Add-on Fellowship for [...]

  • Bird flu – a growing concern?

    April 26, 2023

    April 26, 2023

    April 26, 2023

    A strain of avian flu has spread around the world and is causing havoc among wild birds and farmed poultry, infecting mammals and killing colonies of sea lions. Should [...]

    A strain of avian flu has spread around the world and is causing havoc among wild birds and farmed poultry, infecting mammals and killing colonies of sea lions. Should [...]

    A strain of avian flu has spread around the world and is causing havoc among wild birds and farmed poultry, infecting mammals and killing colonies of sea lions. Should we be concerned about a possible human outbreak? An article by Dr. Benjamin Nilsson-Payant In the wake of the ongoing [...]

  • The Spring Newsletter is published

    April 18, 2023

    April 18, 2023

    April 18, 2023

    Here it is - the spring RESIST newsletter! Starting on page 1, you can read an informative article on avian flu by our expert Dr. Benjamin Nilsson-Payant. New members [...]

    Here it is - the spring RESIST newsletter! Starting on page 1, you can read an informative article on avian flu by our expert Dr. Benjamin Nilsson-Payant. New members [...]

    Here it is - the spring RESIST newsletter! Starting on page 1, you can read an informative article on avian flu by our expert Dr. Benjamin Nilsson-Payant. New members are introduced on page 3 and research projects and successes of our scientists on page 4. Current news and dates [...]

  • How herpes tricks the immune system

    April 11, 2023

    April 11, 2023

    April 11, 2023

    Once herpes, always herpes. The virus camouflages itself extremely cleverly: How it manages this, what role the sun or stress play, and what really helps against HSV-1 - Anna [...]

    Once herpes, always herpes. The virus camouflages itself extremely cleverly: How it manages this, what role the sun or stress play, and what really helps against HSV-1 - Anna [...]

    Once herpes, always herpes. The virus camouflages itself extremely cleverly: How it manages this, what role the sun or stress play, and what really helps against HSV-1 - Anna Carthaus has written an article on this for Zeit online, for which she also interviewed Prof. Sodeik (in German language). [...]

  • RESIST supports LISA Summer School

    April 5, 2023

    April 5, 2023

    April 5, 2023

    Are you interested in infection and immunology? Then the "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" is just the thing! The academy is aimed at young [...]

    Are you interested in infection and immunology? Then the "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" is just the thing! The academy is aimed at young [...]

    Are you interested in infection and immunology? Then the "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" is just the thing! The academy is aimed at young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor's/Master's) from all over the world who wish to do a doctorate in immunology [...]

  • RESIST Cohort: Important milestones reached

    March 28, 2023

    March 28, 2023

    March 28, 2023

    Shingles, influenza, SARS-CoV2 - Why are older people often more severely affected or even more susceptible to certain viral infections than younger people? How efficiently does the ageing immune [...]

    Shingles, influenza, SARS-CoV2 - Why are older people often more severely affected or even more susceptible to certain viral infections than younger people? How efficiently does the ageing immune [...]

    Shingles, influenza, SARS-CoV2 - Why are older people often more severely affected or even more susceptible to certain viral infections than younger people? How efficiently does the ageing immune system fight off pathogens and what influence do lifestyle, diet and microbiome have on this? In order to be able [...]

  • Welcome Prof. Dölken

    April 21, 2024

    April 21, 2024

    April 21, 2024

    We welcome Professor Dr. Lars Dölken as a new member of RESIST. The specialist in herpes viruses has been Director of the MHH Institute of Virology since 2 April [...]

    We welcome Professor Dr. Lars Dölken as a new member of RESIST. The specialist in herpes viruses has been Director of the MHH Institute of Virology since 2 April [...]

    We welcome Professor Dr. Lars Dölken as a new member of RESIST. The specialist in herpes viruses has been Director of the MHH Institute of Virology since 2 April 2024, succeeding Prof. Schulz, who has headed the institute since 2000. Prof Dölken has also been a member of the [...]

  • Visit by the Minister

    April 2, 2024

    April 2, 2024

    April 2, 2024

    The RESIST speaker trio was delighted to welcome a distinguished visitor: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister for Science and Culture, visited the MHH on 21 March to find out [...]

    The RESIST speaker trio was delighted to welcome a distinguished visitor: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister for Science and Culture, visited the MHH on 21 March to find out [...]

    The RESIST speaker trio was delighted to welcome a distinguished visitor: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister for Science and Culture, visited the MHH on 21 March to find out more about our Cluster of Excellence RESIST. Prof Manns received the Minister as well as Julia Streuer, Leon Schmalstieg and [...]

  • UniStem Day

    March 22, 2024

    March 22, 2024

    March 22, 2024

    At this year's UniStem Day on 22 March at the MHH, which was organised by RESIST Professor Lachmann, PD Dr. Ruth Olmer and Dr. Sylvia Merkert, 24 students were [...]

    At this year's UniStem Day on 22 March at the MHH, which was organised by RESIST Professor Lachmann, PD Dr. Ruth Olmer and Dr. Sylvia Merkert, 24 students were [...]

    At this year's UniStem Day on 22 March at the MHH, which was organised by RESIST Professor Lachmann, PD Dr. Ruth Olmer and Dr. Sylvia Merkert, 24 students were able to experience stem cell research first-hand. In the middle of the Easter holidays, they came to the MHH, where [...]

  • Meeting for the future

    March 8, 2024

    March 8, 2024

    March 8, 2024

    Meeting on 7 and 8 March at Wennigsen Monastery: RESIST members from the Executive Board and the RESIST-2 Steering Group as well as guests came together at Wennigsen Monastery [...]

    Meeting on 7 and 8 March at Wennigsen Monastery: RESIST members from the Executive Board and the RESIST-2 Steering Group as well as guests came together at Wennigsen Monastery [...]

    Meeting on 7 and 8 March at Wennigsen Monastery: RESIST members from the Executive Board and the RESIST-2 Steering Group as well as guests came together at Wennigsen Monastery to plan the further development of the cluster, as the proposal for continued funding of RESIST for the period from [...]

  • First graduation ceremony for the Master’s programme Biomedical Data Analysis

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    For the first time, two students graduated from the Master's programme Biomedical Data Analysis Dr. Adrian Schulz, who was visibly happy to be celebrated in Lecture Hall F (see [...]

    For the first time, two students graduated from the Master's programme Biomedical Data Analysis Dr. Adrian Schulz, who was visibly happy to be celebrated in Lecture Hall F (see [...]

    For the first time, two students graduated from the Master's programme Biomedical Data Analysis Dr. Adrian Schulz, who was visibly happy to be celebrated in Lecture Hall F (see photo), and Konstantin Büttner, who unfortunately could not be in Hanover at the time. Both were honoured at the joint [...]

  • RESIST with virtual reality at “aufhof”

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    On 7 February, RESIST was part of the "aufhof" when the MHH presented itself with numerous contributions in the former Galeria Kaufhof building at the Marktkirche in Hanover's city [...]

    On 7 February, RESIST was part of the "aufhof" when the MHH presented itself with numerous contributions in the former Galeria Kaufhof building at the Marktkirche in Hanover's city [...]

    On 7 February, RESIST was part of the "aufhof" when the MHH presented itself with numerous contributions in the former Galeria Kaufhof building at the Marktkirche in Hanover's city centre. A brand new, exciting virtual reality film on herpes virus infection was on show at the stand of our [...]

  • Welcome

    January 30, 2024

    January 30, 2024

    January 30, 2024

    Do I need a visa? Where can I live? What insurance do I need to take out? Numerous questions arise when you come to RESIST in Hannover from abroad [...]

    Do I need a visa? Where can I live? What insurance do I need to take out? Numerous questions arise when you come to RESIST in Hannover from abroad [...]

    Do I need a visa? Where can I live? What insurance do I need to take out? Numerous questions arise when you come to RESIST in Hannover from abroad to do research here. For a first introduction to many of these topics, there is now a lot of information [...]

  • Platform on immunodeficiencies

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    If people frequently have severe and protracted infections, an inborn error of immunity may be the cause. To date, almost 500 genes have been found that are associated with [...]

    If people frequently have severe and protracted infections, an inborn error of immunity may be the cause. To date, almost 500 genes have been found that are associated with [...]

    If people frequently have severe and protracted infections, an inborn error of immunity may be the cause. To date, almost 500 genes have been found that are associated with such immune deficiencies. However, there is as yet no publicly accessible platform containing comprehensive and up-to-date information on these genes, [...]

  • New ways to combat lung infections

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    Prof. Lachmann receives "ERC Proof of Concept Grant" from the EU for the further development of a novel immune cell therapy Treating bacterial pneumonia with healthy macrophages – that [...]

    Prof. Lachmann receives "ERC Proof of Concept Grant" from the EU for the further development of a novel immune cell therapy Treating bacterial pneumonia with healthy macrophages – that [...]

    Prof. Lachmann receives "ERC Proof of Concept Grant" from the EU for the further development of a novel immune cell therapy Treating bacterial pneumonia with healthy macrophages – that is the goal of the team led by Prof. Lachmann. The European Union (EU) has now awarded his "iMAClung" project, [...]

  • The Winter Newsletter is published

    December 14, 2023

    December 14, 2023

    December 14, 2023

    Here is the Winter RESIST Newsletter! Enthusiasm, perseverance and brilliant ideas for the coming period - this is what Prof. Schulz wishes all readers of our newsletter on page [...]

    Here is the Winter RESIST Newsletter! Enthusiasm, perseverance and brilliant ideas for the coming period - this is what Prof. Schulz wishes all readers of our newsletter on page [...]

    Here is the Winter RESIST Newsletter! Enthusiasm, perseverance and brilliant ideas for the coming period - this is what Prof. Schulz wishes all readers of our newsletter on page 1. Join us in welcoming new scientists to our RESIST team (page 3) and read more about current research results [...]

  • RESIST helps

    December 11, 2023

    December 11, 2023

    December 11, 2023

    Reconcile careers and children: Pursuing a scientific career at the same time as being pregnant and looking after children - that is very difficult. Female postdocs working in RESIST [...]

    Reconcile careers and children: Pursuing a scientific career at the same time as being pregnant and looking after children - that is very difficult. Female postdocs working in RESIST [...]

    Reconcile careers and children: Pursuing a scientific career at the same time as being pregnant and looking after children - that is very difficult. Female postdocs working in RESIST or associated with RESIST can get support by applying for co-financing of a technical assistant for up to twelve months. [...]

  • Welcome in RESIST

    November 29, 2023

    November 29, 2023

    November 29, 2023

    We welcome Prof. Dr. Nataliya Di Donato to RESIST. She is participating in project area A with her research on the following question: What genetic mechanisms underlie immunodeficiencies and [...]

    We welcome Prof. Dr. Nataliya Di Donato to RESIST. She is participating in project area A with her research on the following question: What genetic mechanisms underlie immunodeficiencies and [...]

    We welcome Prof. Dr. Nataliya Di Donato to RESIST. She is participating in project area A with her research on the following question: What genetic mechanisms underlie immunodeficiencies and thus susceptibility to infections? "Some syndromes caused by immunodeficiencies are found in less than 500 out of one million people, [...]

  • RESIST researchers highly regarded

    November 16, 2023

    November 16, 2023

    November 16, 2023

    RESIST members Prof. Li, Prof. McHardy and Prof. Werfel are among the most cited scientists in the world. This was the result of the latest analysis of scientific publications [...]

    RESIST members Prof. Li, Prof. McHardy and Prof. Werfel are among the most cited scientists in the world. This was the result of the latest analysis of scientific publications [...]

    RESIST members Prof. Li, Prof. McHardy and Prof. Werfel are among the most cited scientists in the world. This was the result of the latest analysis of scientific publications by Clarivate Analytics. The annual list of "Highly Cited Researchers" shows which publications in each discipline are among the one [...]

  • RESIST at school

    November 15, 2023

    November 15, 2023

    November 15, 2023

    As part of the LeibnizLAB at the University of Hanover, RESIST research inspires schoolchildren What infectious agents are there? How big are they? How do they spread from person [...]

    As part of the LeibnizLAB at the University of Hanover, RESIST research inspires schoolchildren What infectious agents are there? How big are they? How do they spread from person [...]

    As part of the LeibnizLAB at the University of Hanover, RESIST research inspires schoolchildren What infectious agents are there? How big are they? How do they spread from person to person? The first lecture of the LeibnizLAB of the University of Hanover on the subject of infection biology, which [...]

  • RESIST at the MHH’s Open Day

    November 13, 2023

    November 13, 2023

    November 13, 2023

    At the stand of our Cluster of Excellence RESIST at the MHH Open Day on Saturday, November 11, guests were able to rub their hands with a special disinfectant [...]

    At the stand of our Cluster of Excellence RESIST at the MHH Open Day on Saturday, November 11, guests were able to rub their hands with a special disinfectant [...]

    At the stand of our Cluster of Excellence RESIST at the MHH Open Day on Saturday, November 11, guests were able to rub their hands with a special disinfectant that fluoresces under black light and check for themselves how well they had done. They could also win a prize [...]

  • Help with the analysis of large data sets

    November 2, 2023

    November 2, 2023

    November 2, 2023

    RESIST research teams who are generating large volumes of data now can get help analyzing these complex biomedical data. That’s because Hanan Begali recently joined the RESIST team as [...]

    RESIST research teams who are generating large volumes of data now can get help analyzing these complex biomedical data. That’s because Hanan Begali recently joined the RESIST team as [...]

    RESIST research teams who are generating large volumes of data now can get help analyzing these complex biomedical data. That’s because Hanan Begali recently joined the RESIST team as a bioformatician, where she is mentored by Prof. Depledge, Prof. Lauber and Prof. Galardini in the RESIST Biomedical Data Analysis [...]

  • The second RESIST Satellite Symposium

    October 17, 2023

    October 17, 2023

    October 17, 2023

    This year's RESIST Satellite Symposium took place on October 5 at the Courtyard Hotel am Maschsee - as part of the international conference "Delta-Cure". This conference on hepatitis D [...]

    This year's RESIST Satellite Symposium took place on October 5 at the Courtyard Hotel am Maschsee - as part of the international conference "Delta-Cure". This conference on hepatitis D [...]

    This year's RESIST Satellite Symposium took place on October 5 at the Courtyard Hotel am Maschsee - as part of the international conference "Delta-Cure". This conference on hepatitis D virus infections was organized by the MHH Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Infectiology and Endocrinology under the direction of Prof. Wedemeyer. [...]

  • 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop

    October 5, 2023

    October 5, 2023

    October 5, 2023

    More than 100 enthusiastic herpesvirus researchers from 33 institutions and six countries participated at the 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop, held for the first time at the MHH on September [...]

    More than 100 enthusiastic herpesvirus researchers from 33 institutions and six countries participated at the 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop, held for the first time at the MHH on September [...]

    More than 100 enthusiastic herpesvirus researchers from 33 institutions and six countries participated at the 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop, held for the first time at the MHH on September 29, 2023. This annual meeting was organized by Prof. Depledge and Prof. Viejo-Borbolla from the MHH Institute of Virology. The [...]

  • Kaposi’s sarcoma herpesvirus: researchers develop inhibitors

    October 4, 2023

    October 4, 2023

    October 4, 2023

    Herpes viruses usually remain in the body permanently: they nest in the cells and also manage to be transferred from the mother to the daughter cells during cell division. [...]

    Herpes viruses usually remain in the body permanently: they nest in the cells and also manage to be transferred from the mother to the daughter cells during cell division. [...]

    Herpes viruses usually remain in the body permanently: they nest in the cells and also manage to be transferred from the mother to the daughter cells during cell division. In the case of Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV), a specific viral protein called LANA is essential for the process of [...]

  • Welcome in RESIST

    September 26, 2023

    September 26, 2023

    September 26, 2023

    As a new member of RESIST we welcome PD Dr. Sabine Pirr. Why are newborns and especially premature infants so susceptible to severe infections compared to older children or [...]

    As a new member of RESIST we welcome PD Dr. Sabine Pirr. Why are newborns and especially premature infants so susceptible to severe infections compared to older children or [...]

    As a new member of RESIST we welcome PD Dr. Sabine Pirr. Why are newborns and especially premature infants so susceptible to severe infections compared to older children or adults? PD Dr. Sabine Pirr is investigating this question. In particular, she is focusing on the role of breast milk [...]

  • RESIST visits CSSB

    September 7, 2023

    September 7, 2023

    September 7, 2023

    The team of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) gave a warm welcome to seven RESIST members who came to visit on 29 August. First, the guests received [...]

    The team of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) gave a warm welcome to seven RESIST members who came to visit on 29 August. First, the guests received [...]

    The team of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) gave a warm welcome to seven RESIST members who came to visit on 29 August. First, the guests received general information about the center in the lecture hall from Prof. Kay Grünewald, the Scientific Director of the CSSB, who [...]

  • RESIST Summer Network Meeting

    September 6, 2023

    September 6, 2023

    September 6, 2023

    The 50 or so guests who came to this year's summer RESIST network meeting, which took place in and around TWINCORE on August 25, were lucky with the weather. [...]

    The 50 or so guests who came to this year's summer RESIST network meeting, which took place in and around TWINCORE on August 25, were lucky with the weather. [...]

    The 50 or so guests who came to this year's summer RESIST network meeting, which took place in and around TWINCORE on August 25, were lucky with the weather. Because shortly before it started in the afternoon, the sun replaced the rain and it shone until the evening. So [...]

  • RESIST supports LISA Summer School

    August 28, 2023

    August 28, 2023

    August 28, 2023

    The summer academy "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" has started - with young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor / Master) from about [...]

    The summer academy "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" has started - with young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor / Master) from about [...]

    The summer academy "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" has started - with young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor / Master) from about 20 countries, who are aiming for a PhD in immunology or infection research. LISA includes lectures where lecturers present their [...]

  • How harmless turns dangerous

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    Prof. Galardini finds causes for bloodstream infections in the genes of bacteria. This will enable better diagnostics and vaccinations in the future. Escherichia coli bacteria live in the intestines [...]

    Prof. Galardini finds causes for bloodstream infections in the genes of bacteria. This will enable better diagnostics and vaccinations in the future. Escherichia coli bacteria live in the intestines [...]

    Prof. Galardini finds causes for bloodstream infections in the genes of bacteria. This will enable better diagnostics and vaccinations in the future. Escherichia coli bacteria live in the intestines of humans and play an important role there for normal intestinal function as well as for a functioning immune system. [...]

  • RESIST Bioinformatics Summer School

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    Bioinformatics is fascinating: It enables us to use computer-based methods to gain insights into biology and medicine – for example, to decode the human genome. In order to learn [...]

    Bioinformatics is fascinating: It enables us to use computer-based methods to gain insights into biology and medicine – for example, to decode the human genome. In order to learn [...]

    Bioinformatics is fascinating: It enables us to use computer-based methods to gain insights into biology and medicine – for example, to decode the human genome. In order to learn more about bioinformatics methods and working methods, 17 (post-) doctoral students and group leaders participated in the first "RESIST Bioinformatics [...]

  • Charles Thom Award for Prof. Müller

    August 2, 2023

    August 2, 2023

    August 2, 2023

    For his exceptional contributions to the scientific community, Prof. Dr. Rolf Müller received the prestigious Charles Thom Award from the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB). The award [...]

    For his exceptional contributions to the scientific community, Prof. Dr. Rolf Müller received the prestigious Charles Thom Award from the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB). The award [...]

    For his exceptional contributions to the scientific community, Prof. Dr. Rolf Müller received the prestigious Charles Thom Award from the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB). The award recognizes the remarkable scientific achievements of Prof. Müller, founding and scientific director of the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland [...]

  • Significant Changes

    July 20, 2023

    July 20, 2023

    July 20, 2023

    Artificial intelligence in scientific research: developments, challenges, future Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming scientific research: AI systems like AlphaFold, RoseTTAFold, and ESMfold have revolutionized protein structure prediction. Now large [...]

    Artificial intelligence in scientific research: developments, challenges, future Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming scientific research: AI systems like AlphaFold, RoseTTAFold, and ESMfold have revolutionized protein structure prediction. Now large [...]

    Artificial intelligence in scientific research: developments, challenges, future Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming scientific research: AI systems like AlphaFold, RoseTTAFold, and ESMfold have revolutionized protein structure prediction. Now large Language Models (LLMs) like ChatGPT are democratizing scientific writing and coding. However, AI use might raise ethical concerns, including potential [...]

  • The Summer Newsletter is published

    July 19, 2023

    July 19, 2023

    July 19, 2023

    Here it is - the summer RESIST newsletter! You are welcome to read an article about Artificial Intelligence in scientific research written by Prof. Bosse starting on page 1. [...]

    Here it is - the summer RESIST newsletter! You are welcome to read an article about Artificial Intelligence in scientific research written by Prof. Bosse starting on page 1. [...]

    Here it is - the summer RESIST newsletter! You are welcome to read an article about Artificial Intelligence in scientific research written by Prof. Bosse starting on page 1. On the next two pages you can see photos and articles about the RESIST Retreat and the meeting of three [...]

  • Green lab

    July 17, 2023

    July 17, 2023

    July 17, 2023

    Commitment to sustainable scientific research Lights off, refrigerator closed, fume hood sash down - these are simple but very effective measures that can save a lot of energy in [...]

    Commitment to sustainable scientific research Lights off, refrigerator closed, fume hood sash down - these are simple but very effective measures that can save a lot of energy in [...]

    Commitment to sustainable scientific research Lights off, refrigerator closed, fume hood sash down - these are simple but very effective measures that can save a lot of energy in a laboratory. Many people are aware of this. And yet the issue of sustainability in research needs momentum so that [...]

  • Research never sleeps

    July 7, 2023

    July 7, 2023

    July 7, 2023

    The "cell-sitting" list is something like a ticket for a vacation. Because when Dr. Daniela Paasch wants to take a vacation, she uses it to record exactly how her [...]

    The "cell-sitting" list is something like a ticket for a vacation. Because when Dr. Daniela Paasch wants to take a vacation, she uses it to record exactly how her [...]

    The "cell-sitting" list is something like a ticket for a vacation. Because when Dr. Daniela Paasch wants to take a vacation, she uses it to record exactly how her colleagues can preserve the life of the cells with which the postdoc is conducting research at the MHH Clinic for [...]

  • Teaching prize awarded for the first time

    July 5, 2023

    July 5, 2023

    July 5, 2023

    Third-semester students were able to vote for the Biomedical Data Analysis Masters program's teaching award for the first time. And they were quite sure, because they decided unanimously. Thus, [...]

    Third-semester students were able to vote for the Biomedical Data Analysis Masters program's teaching award for the first time. And they were quite sure, because they decided unanimously. Thus, [...]

    Third-semester students were able to vote for the Biomedical Data Analysis Masters program's teaching award for the first time. And they were quite sure, because they decided unanimously. Thus, Dr. Dominik Wolff from the Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics (PLRI) as the person responsible for the module [...]

  • Shaping the future of infectiology

    July 5, 2023

    July 5, 2023

    July 5, 2023

    Meeting of three clusters of excellence: networking promises added value and more visibility In beautiful surroundings between sunlit mountains, streams and vineyards, RESIST board members met with board members [...]

    Meeting of three clusters of excellence: networking promises added value and more visibility In beautiful surroundings between sunlit mountains, streams and vineyards, RESIST board members met with board members [...]

    Meeting of three clusters of excellence: networking promises added value and more visibility In beautiful surroundings between sunlit mountains, streams and vineyards, RESIST board members met with board members of the clusters of excellence Balance of the Microverse from Jena and Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections from Tübingen on [...]

  • New weapon against hepatitis D

    June 23, 2023

    June 23, 2023

    June 23, 2023

    Hepatitis D virus infection causes the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis disease. About ten to 20 million people worldwide are affected. There is currently no cure for [...]

    Hepatitis D virus infection causes the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis disease. About ten to 20 million people worldwide are affected. There is currently no cure for [...]

    Hepatitis D virus infection causes the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis disease. About ten to 20 million people worldwide are affected. There is currently no cure for the disease, and in the end the only treatment option is often a liver transplant. However, an international team led [...]

  • Welcome to RESIST

    June 20, 2023

    June 20, 2023

    June 20, 2023

    Dr. Bošnjak is a new members of RESIST Dr. Berislav Bošnjak, research associate at the Institute of Immunology of the MHH, is now a member of our Cluster of [...]

    Dr. Bošnjak is a new members of RESIST Dr. Berislav Bošnjak, research associate at the Institute of Immunology of the MHH, is now a member of our Cluster of [...]

    Dr. Bošnjak is a new members of RESIST Dr. Berislav Bošnjak, research associate at the Institute of Immunology of the MHH, is now a member of our Cluster of Excellence. A warm welcome! The research focus of the 44-year-old researcher is on the initiation of the T-cell immune response [...]

  • The RESIST team mourns the death of Egbert Trowe

    June 6, 2023

    June 6, 2023

    June 6, 2023

    The RESIST team mourns the death of Egbert Trowe, who died on 31 May 2023 at the age of 78. Egbert Trowe himself received a liver transplant in 2002 [...]

    The RESIST team mourns the death of Egbert Trowe, who died on 31 May 2023 at the age of 78. Egbert Trowe himself received a liver transplant in 2002 [...]

    The RESIST team mourns the death of Egbert Trowe, who died on 31 May 2023 at the age of 78. Egbert Trowe himself received a liver transplant in 2002 and has since been an advocate for the issue of organ donation as well as for patients before and after [...]

  • Funding opportunities for junior scientists

    June 5, 2023

    June 5, 2023

    June 5, 2023

    What funding opportunities are there for young researchers at the DFG? What is absolutely necessary for a good proposal? And what should I absolutely refrain from doing? Dr. Andreas [...]

    What funding opportunities are there for young researchers at the DFG? What is absolutely necessary for a good proposal? And what should I absolutely refrain from doing? Dr. Andreas [...]

    What funding opportunities are there for young researchers at the DFG? What is absolutely necessary for a good proposal? And what should I absolutely refrain from doing? Dr. Andreas Strecker from the DFG Head Office answered all these and many other questions for a group of around 100 interested [...]

  • Visit from Glasgow

    May 26, 2023

    May 26, 2023

    May 26, 2023

    As part of the German-Scottish project "Hannover-Glasgow Infection Strategy" (HAGIS), the RESIST team was visited by five guests from the Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) on 24 and [...]

    As part of the German-Scottish project "Hannover-Glasgow Infection Strategy" (HAGIS), the RESIST team was visited by five guests from the Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) on 24 and [...]

    As part of the German-Scottish project "Hannover-Glasgow Infection Strategy" (HAGIS), the RESIST team was visited by five guests from the Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) on 24 and 25 May. At their meeting at the Institute of Virology of the Hannover Medical School (MHH), four young researchers reported [...]

  • VISION: New DFG Research Training Group for Virology Research

    May 13, 2023

    May 13, 2023

    May 13, 2023

    The German Research Foundation has approved the new research training group "VISualisation and imaging of virus InfectION (VISION)". The spokesperson is Professor Dr Thomas Krey, head of the Institute [...]

    The German Research Foundation has approved the new research training group "VISualisation and imaging of virus InfectION (VISION)". The spokesperson is Professor Dr Thomas Krey, head of the Institute [...]

    The German Research Foundation has approved the new research training group "VISualisation and imaging of virus InfectION (VISION)". The spokesperson is Professor Dr Thomas Krey, head of the Institute of Biochemistry at the University of Lübeck, and the co-spokesperson and co-applicant is Professor Dr Kay Grünewald from the University [...]

  • How cells defend themselves against adenoviruses

    May 11, 2023

    May 11, 2023

    May 11, 2023

    Research team of the MHH and the Cluster of Excellence RESIST clarify cell mechanism. The result is the basis for new therapies. How do human cells defend themselves against [...]

    Research team of the MHH and the Cluster of Excellence RESIST clarify cell mechanism. The result is the basis for new therapies. How do human cells defend themselves against [...]

    Research team of the MHH and the Cluster of Excellence RESIST clarify cell mechanism. The result is the basis for new therapies. How do human cells defend themselves against adenoviruses? The team of RESIST Professor Dr. Sabrina Schreiner from the Institute of Virology at the Hannover Medical School (MHH) [...]

  • RESIST in the podcast “Exzellent erklärt – Spitzenforschung für alle”

    May 1, 2023

    May 1, 2023

    May 1, 2023

    RESIST in the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle"  The new episode of the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle" is online (in German language) and it [...]

    RESIST in the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle"  The new episode of the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle" is online (in German language) and it [...]

    RESIST in the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle"  The new episode of the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle" is online (in German language) and it is all about RESIST's research! The focus is on how we can protect premature and newborn babies from dangerous infections. [...]

  • Immunology Day

    April 28, 2023

    April 28, 2023

    April 28, 2023

    Hands under black light: Around 700 pupils learned about immunology at the MHH today, and the RESIST stand was a popular eye-catcher. Immunology at your fingertips: What do the [...]

    Hands under black light: Around 700 pupils learned about immunology at the MHH today, and the RESIST stand was a popular eye-catcher. Immunology at your fingertips: What do the [...]

    Hands under black light: Around 700 pupils learned about immunology at the MHH today, and the RESIST stand was a popular eye-catcher. Immunology at your fingertips: What do the basics of our immune system actually look like? What is there to know about HIV and congenital immunodeficiencies or about [...]

  • Kick-off in the castle

    April 28, 2023

    April 28, 2023

    April 28, 2023

    The RESIST retreat was a constructive start to the work on the follow-up application. RESIST should continue to exist after the end of the first funding period. With this [...]

    The RESIST retreat was a constructive start to the work on the follow-up application. RESIST should continue to exist after the end of the first funding period. With this [...]

    The RESIST retreat was a constructive start to the work on the follow-up application. RESIST should continue to exist after the end of the first funding period. With this goal in mind, the heads of the research groups and other RESIST scientists met for a retreat at Warberg Castle [...]

  • Welcome to RESIST

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    Prof. Slevogt is a new members of RESIST Prof. Dr. Hortense Slevogt, a renowned expert in infectious diseases of the respiratory tract, joined the RESIST team in mid-November 2022: [...]

    Prof. Slevogt is a new members of RESIST Prof. Dr. Hortense Slevogt, a renowned expert in infectious diseases of the respiratory tract, joined the RESIST team in mid-November 2022: [...]

    Prof. Slevogt is a new members of RESIST Prof. Dr. Hortense Slevogt, a renowned expert in infectious diseases of the respiratory tract, joined the RESIST team in mid-November 2022: She is a new member and also serves on the RESIST Internal Advisory Board (IAB). She studied medicine in Berlin [...]

  • Excursion to Denmark

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    Data Science students were in Copenhagen in April a text by Katharina Wendt, second semester student: To gain insights into foreign research projects and health data management systems, to [...]

    Data Science students were in Copenhagen in April a text by Katharina Wendt, second semester student: To gain insights into foreign research projects and health data management systems, to [...]

    Data Science students were in Copenhagen in April a text by Katharina Wendt, second semester student: To gain insights into foreign research projects and health data management systems, to network and to learn about different career paths, 25 students set off for Copenhagen on 19 April 2023. They were [...]

  • Excursion to Denmark

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    April 27, 2023

    Comprehensive data storage that would be unthinkable in Germany, a sandbox and the realisation that various paths lead to data science - the 25 students who recently spent a [...]

    Comprehensive data storage that would be unthinkable in Germany, a sandbox and the realisation that various paths lead to data science - the 25 students who recently spent a [...]

    Comprehensive data storage that would be unthinkable in Germany, a sandbox and the realisation that various paths lead to data science - the 25 students who recently spent a few days in Copenhagen were able to get to know all this. They were participants of the Add-on Fellowship for [...]

  • Bird flu – a growing concern?

    April 26, 2023

    April 26, 2023

    April 26, 2023

    A strain of avian flu has spread around the world and is causing havoc among wild birds and farmed poultry, infecting mammals and killing colonies of sea lions. Should [...]

    A strain of avian flu has spread around the world and is causing havoc among wild birds and farmed poultry, infecting mammals and killing colonies of sea lions. Should [...]

    A strain of avian flu has spread around the world and is causing havoc among wild birds and farmed poultry, infecting mammals and killing colonies of sea lions. Should we be concerned about a possible human outbreak? An article by Dr. Benjamin Nilsson-Payant In the wake of the ongoing [...]

  • The Spring Newsletter is published

    April 18, 2023

    April 18, 2023

    April 18, 2023

    Here it is - the spring RESIST newsletter! Starting on page 1, you can read an informative article on avian flu by our expert Dr. Benjamin Nilsson-Payant. New members [...]

    Here it is - the spring RESIST newsletter! Starting on page 1, you can read an informative article on avian flu by our expert Dr. Benjamin Nilsson-Payant. New members [...]

    Here it is - the spring RESIST newsletter! Starting on page 1, you can read an informative article on avian flu by our expert Dr. Benjamin Nilsson-Payant. New members are introduced on page 3 and research projects and successes of our scientists on page 4. Current news and dates [...]

  • How herpes tricks the immune system

    April 11, 2023

    April 11, 2023

    April 11, 2023

    Once herpes, always herpes. The virus camouflages itself extremely cleverly: How it manages this, what role the sun or stress play, and what really helps against HSV-1 - Anna [...]

    Once herpes, always herpes. The virus camouflages itself extremely cleverly: How it manages this, what role the sun or stress play, and what really helps against HSV-1 - Anna [...]

    Once herpes, always herpes. The virus camouflages itself extremely cleverly: How it manages this, what role the sun or stress play, and what really helps against HSV-1 - Anna Carthaus has written an article on this for Zeit online, for which she also interviewed Prof. Sodeik (in German language). [...]

  • RESIST supports LISA Summer School

    April 5, 2023

    April 5, 2023

    April 5, 2023

    Are you interested in infection and immunology? Then the "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" is just the thing! The academy is aimed at young [...]

    Are you interested in infection and immunology? Then the "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" is just the thing! The academy is aimed at young [...]

    Are you interested in infection and immunology? Then the "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" is just the thing! The academy is aimed at young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor's/Master's) from all over the world who wish to do a doctorate in immunology [...]

  • RESIST Cohort: Important milestones reached

    March 28, 2023

    March 28, 2023

    March 28, 2023

    Shingles, influenza, SARS-CoV2 - Why are older people often more severely affected or even more susceptible to certain viral infections than younger people? How efficiently does the ageing immune [...]

    Shingles, influenza, SARS-CoV2 - Why are older people often more severely affected or even more susceptible to certain viral infections than younger people? How efficiently does the ageing immune [...]

    Shingles, influenza, SARS-CoV2 - Why are older people often more severely affected or even more susceptible to certain viral infections than younger people? How efficiently does the ageing immune system fight off pathogens and what influence do lifestyle, diet and microbiome have on this? In order to be able [...]

  • Welcome Prof. Dölken

    April 21, 2024

    April 21, 2024

    April 21, 2024

    We welcome Professor Dr. Lars Dölken as a new member of RESIST. The specialist in herpes viruses has been Director of the MHH Institute of Virology since 2 April [...]

    We welcome Professor Dr. Lars Dölken as a new member of RESIST. The specialist in herpes viruses has been Director of the MHH Institute of Virology since 2 April [...]

    We welcome Professor Dr. Lars Dölken as a new member of RESIST. The specialist in herpes viruses has been Director of the MHH Institute of Virology since 2 April 2024, succeeding Prof. Schulz, who has headed the institute since 2000. Prof Dölken has also been a member of the [...]

  • Visit by the Minister

    April 2, 2024

    April 2, 2024

    April 2, 2024

    The RESIST speaker trio was delighted to welcome a distinguished visitor: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister for Science and Culture, visited the MHH on 21 March to find out [...]

    The RESIST speaker trio was delighted to welcome a distinguished visitor: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister for Science and Culture, visited the MHH on 21 March to find out [...]

    The RESIST speaker trio was delighted to welcome a distinguished visitor: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister for Science and Culture, visited the MHH on 21 March to find out more about our Cluster of Excellence RESIST. Prof Manns received the Minister as well as Julia Streuer, Leon Schmalstieg and [...]

  • UniStem Day

    March 22, 2024

    March 22, 2024

    March 22, 2024

    At this year's UniStem Day on 22 March at the MHH, which was organised by RESIST Professor Lachmann, PD Dr. Ruth Olmer and Dr. Sylvia Merkert, 24 students were [...]

    At this year's UniStem Day on 22 March at the MHH, which was organised by RESIST Professor Lachmann, PD Dr. Ruth Olmer and Dr. Sylvia Merkert, 24 students were [...]

    At this year's UniStem Day on 22 March at the MHH, which was organised by RESIST Professor Lachmann, PD Dr. Ruth Olmer and Dr. Sylvia Merkert, 24 students were able to experience stem cell research first-hand. In the middle of the Easter holidays, they came to the MHH, where [...]

  • Meeting for the future

    March 8, 2024

    March 8, 2024

    March 8, 2024

    Meeting on 7 and 8 March at Wennigsen Monastery: RESIST members from the Executive Board and the RESIST-2 Steering Group as well as guests came together at Wennigsen Monastery [...]

    Meeting on 7 and 8 March at Wennigsen Monastery: RESIST members from the Executive Board and the RESIST-2 Steering Group as well as guests came together at Wennigsen Monastery [...]

    Meeting on 7 and 8 March at Wennigsen Monastery: RESIST members from the Executive Board and the RESIST-2 Steering Group as well as guests came together at Wennigsen Monastery to plan the further development of the cluster, as the proposal for continued funding of RESIST for the period from [...]

  • First graduation ceremony for the Master’s programme Biomedical Data Analysis

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    For the first time, two students graduated from the Master's programme Biomedical Data Analysis Dr. Adrian Schulz, who was visibly happy to be celebrated in Lecture Hall F (see [...]

    For the first time, two students graduated from the Master's programme Biomedical Data Analysis Dr. Adrian Schulz, who was visibly happy to be celebrated in Lecture Hall F (see [...]

    For the first time, two students graduated from the Master's programme Biomedical Data Analysis Dr. Adrian Schulz, who was visibly happy to be celebrated in Lecture Hall F (see photo), and Konstantin Büttner, who unfortunately could not be in Hanover at the time. Both were honoured at the joint [...]

  • RESIST with virtual reality at “aufhof”

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    February 12, 2024

    On 7 February, RESIST was part of the "aufhof" when the MHH presented itself with numerous contributions in the former Galeria Kaufhof building at the Marktkirche in Hanover's city [...]

    On 7 February, RESIST was part of the "aufhof" when the MHH presented itself with numerous contributions in the former Galeria Kaufhof building at the Marktkirche in Hanover's city [...]

    On 7 February, RESIST was part of the "aufhof" when the MHH presented itself with numerous contributions in the former Galeria Kaufhof building at the Marktkirche in Hanover's city centre. A brand new, exciting virtual reality film on herpes virus infection was on show at the stand of our [...]

  • Welcome

    January 30, 2024

    January 30, 2024

    January 30, 2024

    Do I need a visa? Where can I live? What insurance do I need to take out? Numerous questions arise when you come to RESIST in Hannover from abroad [...]

    Do I need a visa? Where can I live? What insurance do I need to take out? Numerous questions arise when you come to RESIST in Hannover from abroad [...]

    Do I need a visa? Where can I live? What insurance do I need to take out? Numerous questions arise when you come to RESIST in Hannover from abroad to do research here. For a first introduction to many of these topics, there is now a lot of information [...]

  • Platform on immunodeficiencies

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    If people frequently have severe and protracted infections, an inborn error of immunity may be the cause. To date, almost 500 genes have been found that are associated with [...]

    If people frequently have severe and protracted infections, an inborn error of immunity may be the cause. To date, almost 500 genes have been found that are associated with [...]

    If people frequently have severe and protracted infections, an inborn error of immunity may be the cause. To date, almost 500 genes have been found that are associated with such immune deficiencies. However, there is as yet no publicly accessible platform containing comprehensive and up-to-date information on these genes, [...]

  • New ways to combat lung infections

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    Prof. Lachmann receives "ERC Proof of Concept Grant" from the EU for the further development of a novel immune cell therapy Treating bacterial pneumonia with healthy macrophages – that [...]

    Prof. Lachmann receives "ERC Proof of Concept Grant" from the EU for the further development of a novel immune cell therapy Treating bacterial pneumonia with healthy macrophages – that [...]

    Prof. Lachmann receives "ERC Proof of Concept Grant" from the EU for the further development of a novel immune cell therapy Treating bacterial pneumonia with healthy macrophages – that is the goal of the team led by Prof. Lachmann. The European Union (EU) has now awarded his "iMAClung" project, [...]

  • The Winter Newsletter is published

    December 14, 2023

    December 14, 2023

    December 14, 2023

    Here is the Winter RESIST Newsletter! Enthusiasm, perseverance and brilliant ideas for the coming period - this is what Prof. Schulz wishes all readers of our newsletter on page [...]

    Here is the Winter RESIST Newsletter! Enthusiasm, perseverance and brilliant ideas for the coming period - this is what Prof. Schulz wishes all readers of our newsletter on page [...]

    Here is the Winter RESIST Newsletter! Enthusiasm, perseverance and brilliant ideas for the coming period - this is what Prof. Schulz wishes all readers of our newsletter on page 1. Join us in welcoming new scientists to our RESIST team (page 3) and read more about current research results [...]

  • RESIST helps

    December 11, 2023

    December 11, 2023

    December 11, 2023

    Reconcile careers and children: Pursuing a scientific career at the same time as being pregnant and looking after children - that is very difficult. Female postdocs working in RESIST [...]

    Reconcile careers and children: Pursuing a scientific career at the same time as being pregnant and looking after children - that is very difficult. Female postdocs working in RESIST [...]

    Reconcile careers and children: Pursuing a scientific career at the same time as being pregnant and looking after children - that is very difficult. Female postdocs working in RESIST or associated with RESIST can get support by applying for co-financing of a technical assistant for up to twelve months. [...]

  • Welcome in RESIST

    November 29, 2023

    November 29, 2023

    November 29, 2023

    We welcome Prof. Dr. Nataliya Di Donato to RESIST. She is participating in project area A with her research on the following question: What genetic mechanisms underlie immunodeficiencies and [...]

    We welcome Prof. Dr. Nataliya Di Donato to RESIST. She is participating in project area A with her research on the following question: What genetic mechanisms underlie immunodeficiencies and [...]

    We welcome Prof. Dr. Nataliya Di Donato to RESIST. She is participating in project area A with her research on the following question: What genetic mechanisms underlie immunodeficiencies and thus susceptibility to infections? "Some syndromes caused by immunodeficiencies are found in less than 500 out of one million people, [...]

  • RESIST researchers highly regarded

    November 16, 2023

    November 16, 2023

    November 16, 2023

    RESIST members Prof. Li, Prof. McHardy and Prof. Werfel are among the most cited scientists in the world. This was the result of the latest analysis of scientific publications [...]

    RESIST members Prof. Li, Prof. McHardy and Prof. Werfel are among the most cited scientists in the world. This was the result of the latest analysis of scientific publications [...]

    RESIST members Prof. Li, Prof. McHardy and Prof. Werfel are among the most cited scientists in the world. This was the result of the latest analysis of scientific publications by Clarivate Analytics. The annual list of "Highly Cited Researchers" shows which publications in each discipline are among the one [...]

  • RESIST at school

    November 15, 2023

    November 15, 2023

    November 15, 2023

    As part of the LeibnizLAB at the University of Hanover, RESIST research inspires schoolchildren What infectious agents are there? How big are they? How do they spread from person [...]

    As part of the LeibnizLAB at the University of Hanover, RESIST research inspires schoolchildren What infectious agents are there? How big are they? How do they spread from person [...]

    As part of the LeibnizLAB at the University of Hanover, RESIST research inspires schoolchildren What infectious agents are there? How big are they? How do they spread from person to person? The first lecture of the LeibnizLAB of the University of Hanover on the subject of infection biology, which [...]

  • RESIST at the MHH’s Open Day

    November 13, 2023

    November 13, 2023

    November 13, 2023

    At the stand of our Cluster of Excellence RESIST at the MHH Open Day on Saturday, November 11, guests were able to rub their hands with a special disinfectant [...]

    At the stand of our Cluster of Excellence RESIST at the MHH Open Day on Saturday, November 11, guests were able to rub their hands with a special disinfectant [...]

    At the stand of our Cluster of Excellence RESIST at the MHH Open Day on Saturday, November 11, guests were able to rub their hands with a special disinfectant that fluoresces under black light and check for themselves how well they had done. They could also win a prize [...]

  • Help with the analysis of large data sets

    November 2, 2023

    November 2, 2023

    November 2, 2023

    RESIST research teams who are generating large volumes of data now can get help analyzing these complex biomedical data. That’s because Hanan Begali recently joined the RESIST team as [...]

    RESIST research teams who are generating large volumes of data now can get help analyzing these complex biomedical data. That’s because Hanan Begali recently joined the RESIST team as [...]

    RESIST research teams who are generating large volumes of data now can get help analyzing these complex biomedical data. That’s because Hanan Begali recently joined the RESIST team as a bioformatician, where she is mentored by Prof. Depledge, Prof. Lauber and Prof. Galardini in the RESIST Biomedical Data Analysis [...]

  • The second RESIST Satellite Symposium

    October 17, 2023

    October 17, 2023

    October 17, 2023

    This year's RESIST Satellite Symposium took place on October 5 at the Courtyard Hotel am Maschsee - as part of the international conference "Delta-Cure". This conference on hepatitis D [...]

    This year's RESIST Satellite Symposium took place on October 5 at the Courtyard Hotel am Maschsee - as part of the international conference "Delta-Cure". This conference on hepatitis D [...]

    This year's RESIST Satellite Symposium took place on October 5 at the Courtyard Hotel am Maschsee - as part of the international conference "Delta-Cure". This conference on hepatitis D virus infections was organized by the MHH Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Infectiology and Endocrinology under the direction of Prof. Wedemeyer. [...]

  • 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop

    October 5, 2023

    October 5, 2023

    October 5, 2023

    More than 100 enthusiastic herpesvirus researchers from 33 institutions and six countries participated at the 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop, held for the first time at the MHH on September [...]

    More than 100 enthusiastic herpesvirus researchers from 33 institutions and six countries participated at the 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop, held for the first time at the MHH on September [...]

    More than 100 enthusiastic herpesvirus researchers from 33 institutions and six countries participated at the 16th Mini Herpesvirus Workshop, held for the first time at the MHH on September 29, 2023. This annual meeting was organized by Prof. Depledge and Prof. Viejo-Borbolla from the MHH Institute of Virology. The [...]

  • Kaposi’s sarcoma herpesvirus: researchers develop inhibitors

    October 4, 2023

    October 4, 2023

    October 4, 2023

    Herpes viruses usually remain in the body permanently: they nest in the cells and also manage to be transferred from the mother to the daughter cells during cell division. [...]

    Herpes viruses usually remain in the body permanently: they nest in the cells and also manage to be transferred from the mother to the daughter cells during cell division. [...]

    Herpes viruses usually remain in the body permanently: they nest in the cells and also manage to be transferred from the mother to the daughter cells during cell division. In the case of Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV), a specific viral protein called LANA is essential for the process of [...]

  • Welcome in RESIST

    September 26, 2023

    September 26, 2023

    September 26, 2023

    As a new member of RESIST we welcome PD Dr. Sabine Pirr. Why are newborns and especially premature infants so susceptible to severe infections compared to older children or [...]

    As a new member of RESIST we welcome PD Dr. Sabine Pirr. Why are newborns and especially premature infants so susceptible to severe infections compared to older children or [...]

    As a new member of RESIST we welcome PD Dr. Sabine Pirr. Why are newborns and especially premature infants so susceptible to severe infections compared to older children or adults? PD Dr. Sabine Pirr is investigating this question. In particular, she is focusing on the role of breast milk [...]

  • RESIST visits CSSB

    September 7, 2023

    September 7, 2023

    September 7, 2023

    The team of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) gave a warm welcome to seven RESIST members who came to visit on 29 August. First, the guests received [...]

    The team of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) gave a warm welcome to seven RESIST members who came to visit on 29 August. First, the guests received [...]

    The team of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) gave a warm welcome to seven RESIST members who came to visit on 29 August. First, the guests received general information about the center in the lecture hall from Prof. Kay Grünewald, the Scientific Director of the CSSB, who [...]

  • RESIST Summer Network Meeting

    September 6, 2023

    September 6, 2023

    September 6, 2023

    The 50 or so guests who came to this year's summer RESIST network meeting, which took place in and around TWINCORE on August 25, were lucky with the weather. [...]

    The 50 or so guests who came to this year's summer RESIST network meeting, which took place in and around TWINCORE on August 25, were lucky with the weather. [...]

    The 50 or so guests who came to this year's summer RESIST network meeting, which took place in and around TWINCORE on August 25, were lucky with the weather. Because shortly before it started in the afternoon, the sun replaced the rain and it shone until the evening. So [...]

  • RESIST supports LISA Summer School

    August 28, 2023

    August 28, 2023

    August 28, 2023

    The summer academy "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" has started - with young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor / Master) from about [...]

    The summer academy "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" has started - with young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor / Master) from about [...]

    The summer academy "Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Infection and Immunology (LISA)" has started - with young students of life sciences and medicine (Bachelor / Master) from about 20 countries, who are aiming for a PhD in immunology or infection research. LISA includes lectures where lecturers present their [...]

  • How harmless turns dangerous

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    Prof. Galardini finds causes for bloodstream infections in the genes of bacteria. This will enable better diagnostics and vaccinations in the future. Escherichia coli bacteria live in the intestines [...]

    Prof. Galardini finds causes for bloodstream infections in the genes of bacteria. This will enable better diagnostics and vaccinations in the future. Escherichia coli bacteria live in the intestines [...]

    Prof. Galardini finds causes for bloodstream infections in the genes of bacteria. This will enable better diagnostics and vaccinations in the future. Escherichia coli bacteria live in the intestines of humans and play an important role there for normal intestinal function as well as for a functioning immune system. [...]

  • RESIST Bioinformatics Summer School

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    August 9, 2023

    Bioinformatics is fascinating: It enables us to use computer-based methods to gain insights into biology and medicine – for example, to decode the human genome. In order to learn [...]

    Bioinformatics is fascinating: It enables us to use computer-based methods to gain insights into biology and medicine – for example, to decode the human genome. In order to learn [...]

    Bioinformatics is fascinating: It enables us to use computer-based methods to gain insights into biology and medicine – for example, to decode the human genome. In order to learn more about bioinformatics methods and working methods, 17 (post-) doctoral students and group leaders participated in the first "RESIST Bioinformatics [...]