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02.04.2024 As part of a cooperation between the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene is delighted to welcome two renowned scientists from Brazil. Professors Sandra Y. Fukada and Jose C. Alves-Filho, longtime cooperation partners of Prof. Sparwasser, will be in Germany for nearly two weeks, during which they will deliver seminar lectures at UM Mainz. At the invitation of Prof. James Deschner from the Polyclinic for Periodontology and Tooth Preservation, Prof. Fukada will give a lecture entitled "Metabolic changes in osteoclasts are crucial for bone loss in osteolytic diseases" on Thursday, April 4 at 1 p.m. in the ZMK lecture hall of the Polyclinic. Meanwhile, as part of the TRR355 seminar series, Prof. Alves-Filho will discuss "The role of STING in T cell differentiation and function" on Tuesday, April 9 at 3 p.m. in seminar room 2 of building 708. Interested staff and students are cordially invited to attend both lectures.

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Führerschein Infektionsmedizin (Basics of practical infectiology) 07.07.2021 HS Chirurgie (Geb. 505) 15:30-19:30