19.09.2022 Dr. Sara Vieira-Silva, new research group leader (Mucosal Infection Immunology) at the IMMH and Dr. Gwen Falony, future scientist at the IMMH, together with their colleagues from the Flemish Institute of Biotechnology (VIB) Leuven and the University of Antwerp, were awarded the Antoine Faes Prize. The Antoine Faes Foundation honors with this prize, their 10 years of research on host-microbiome interaction and its impact on health and disease development. The prestigious prize, which honors outstanding achievements in biomedical research, is endowed with 75.000 euros. The Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene congratulates them warmly and looks forward to future collaborations.

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

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