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03.06.2024 We are delighted to announce that Prof. Sparwasser has been appointed as a scout for the Henriette Herz Scouting Programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. In this role, Prof. Sparwasser has the opportunity to nominate one outstanding junior researcher per year until mid-2027 for the renowned Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme, which is aimed at excellent postdoctoral junior researchers from abroad. The scholarship holders carry out independent research projects in Germany in collaboration with the scouts as host researchers. With the Henriette Herz Scouting Programme, the Humboldt Foundation strengthens international networking and academic exchange at the highest level. We warmly congratulate Prof. Sparwasser on this important appointment and look forward to the outstanding contributions that he and his nominated researchers will make to the scientific community.

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Welcome to the website of the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene. The Institute represents the subject medical microbiology and hygiene in the field of patient care, research and teaching. Patient care includes Infection Medicine (microbiological diagnostics of infection diseases, screening examinations/tests and technical consultation of infectiological questions) as well as hospital hygiene. For more information about the different departments of our Institute, please use the corresponding tab at the top of the front page.


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