TRR179 goes Podcast

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In today's episode, our PhD- and MD-students present the integrated graduate school of the TRR. A very varied and informative compilation. Enjoy listening!
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( 12 | 01 | 2022 )

HIGHLY CITED RESEARCHERS 2022

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The list of “Highly Cited Researchers” that has just appeared. Our speaker Prof. Dr Ralf Bartenschlager (cross-field) is on the list of “Highly Cited Researchers” for the tenth time in a row. Also project leader Mathias Heikenwälder (TO06) is on the list of highly cited researchers. Congratulations!
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( 11 | 29 | 2022 )

Baruch S. Blumberg Preis 2023

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Stephan Urban erhält den Baruch S. Blumberg Preis 2023
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( 11 | 18 | 2022 )

CANHEPC AND TRR179 EXCHANGE PROGRAM - CALL FOR APPLICATION OPEN

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CanHepC and the German TRR179 Network are again offering the opportunity for one CanHepC trainee and one student from the German TRR179 Hepatitis Network to do a 2-6 months internship with one the of PIs affiliated to the other network.
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( 10 | 21 | 2022 )

World Hepatitis Day

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World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. In 2022 the theme is ‘I Can’t Wait’. It’s also a day to celebrate the progress we have made and to meet the current challenges and an opportunity for us to jointly facilitate prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

( 07 | 28 | 2022 )

TRR179 Conference Report

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We thank all speakers and participants of the conference for their contributions, which made the conference a memorable and worthwhile visiting event for all. To get some impressions and a wrap up, you are warmly invited to listen to our Podcast.

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( 06 | 23 | 2022 )

Wolfgang - Gerok Preis 2022

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Stephan Urban (PI TP15) has been awarded with the first Wolfgang Gerok Price of the FALK Foundation 2022
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( 06 | 20 | 2022 )

Ernst Jung-Preis for Medicine 2022

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Another prestigious award for the speaker of our consortium, Ralf Bartenschlager (Heidelberg).
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( 05 | 16 | 2022 )

TRR179 NEWSLETTER 7

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Just check the latest issue of our newsletter to get a wrapped up information about our consortium.

( 05 | 04 | 2022 )

Else-Kröner Scholarship of Excellence

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Tobias Böttler (TP04) has been awarded with the Else Kröner Scholarship of Excellence from the Else Kröner Foundation for the project "Influence of antigen exposure and immunosuppression on pathogen-specific follicular T helper cells"
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( 05 | 01 | 2022 )

Youth research award winner anno 1980

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Undoubtedly a success story of our project leader Stephan Urban (TP15), which is highlighted in the artikel here https://www.stern.de/panorama/wissen/jugend-forscht--die-spannendsten-preistraeger-erzaehlen-ihre-geschichte-31721492.html

( 04 | 05 | 2022 )

Therapeutic vaccines for HBV

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Read the views of Ulrike Protzer (TP14, TP18), Stephan Urban (TP15) and other leading experts in Nature's feature story on HBV cure. They discuss how to develop a curative therapy for people living with chronic hepatitis B by combining antivirals or stimulating the immune system using e.g. a therapeutic vaccine: pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35327662/

( 04 | 04 | 2022 )

German Cancer Award 2022 to Mathias Heikenwälder (TP06)

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Another success story from our TRR that we are all very happy about. Prof. Dr. Mathias Heikenwälder, receives the German Cancer Award 2022 in the category "Experimental Cancer Research" for his outstanding basic research on chronic inflammation and liver cancer.
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( 03 | 30 | 2022 )

Dr. Maike Hofmann receives the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize of the DFG

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This was decided by a selection committee set up by the DFG and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The prize is considered the most important award for young scientists in Germany.
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( 03 | 09 | 2022 )

Honorary doctoral degree of Mainz University Medicine for Professor Dr. Ralf Bartenschlager

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Appreciation of his services to the transfer of knowledge from basic research to medical application for the treatment of hepatitis C
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( 02 | 03 | 2022 )

TRR179 Newsletter 6

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Just check the latest issue of our newsletter to get a wrapped up information about our consortium.
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( 02 | 02 | 2022 )

DZIF Award 2021

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This year, the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) honors the physician and clinical virologist Prof. Ulrike Protzer and co-speaker of our consortium (TP14, TP18, TUM Munich) for her scientific achievements with the DZIF Award for Translational Infection Research. Congratulations!

( 12 | 14 | 2021 )

Highly cited researchers 2021

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Recognizing the most influential researchers 2021
Our speaker, Ralf Bartenschlager is also in 2021 among the top one percent of the most cited experts in his field. Even more: Mathias Heikenwälder, one of our PIs also counts to the most highly cited researchers world wide! Congratulations!!Further details can be found here: https://bit.ly/3qEBjxg

( 11 | 18 | 2021 )

Newsletter 5

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We are proud to present you the next issue of our newsletter today under the download link
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( 10 | 28 | 2021 )

TRR179 goes Podcast

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In the meantime we have two more episodes of our Podcast available.
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( 10 | 28 | 2021 )

CanHepC and TRR179 exchange program - call for application open

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CanHepC and the German TRR179 Network are offering the opportunity for one CanHepC trainee and one student from the German TRR179 Hepatitis Network to do a 2-6 months internship with one the of PIs affiliated to the other network.
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( 10 | 19 | 2021 )

Award winners

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The Distinguished Award in Hepatitis B Research was presented to Michael Nassal and Stephan Urban. Both gave well-received presentation on their groundbreaking work during the HBV meeting 2021.

( 10 | 15 | 2021 )

SAVE THE DATE 30./31.05.2022: Intl. Conference of the TRR179

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We are delighted to invite you to our International Conference "Viral hepatitis and beyond: from basic science to cure" in Freiburg from May, 30-31, 2022.
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( 07 | 20 | 2021 )

Hepatitis researcher honored

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Junior research group leader Dr. Maike Hofmann (TP21) has been honored...
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( 07 | 02 | 2021 )

TRR179 goes Podcast

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We are happy to share our first TRR179 podcast with you!


Enjoy listening!!!
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( 05 | 12 | 2021 )

CONGRATULATION

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NEW graduate school funded by DFG
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( 05 | 11 | 2021 )

New cooperation

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We are happy to announce our new cooperation with the Austrian SFB "JAK-STAT Monarchies"
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( 02 | 25 | 2021 )

BEIJERINCK VIROLOGY PRIZE FOR RESEARCH ON HEPATITIS C

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We are happy to announce that Ralf Bartenschlager, who is speaker of the TRR179, received the Beijerinck Virology Prize 2021

( 01 | 29 | 2021 )

Preise der deutschen Leberstiftung

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Aktuelle Ausschreibungen
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( 01 | 15 | 2021 )

DFG - Für das Wissen entschieden

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Mit “DFG2020 – Für das Wissen entscheiden” will die DFG ihre Überzeugung für eine freie und erkenntnisgeleitete Forschung in die Gesellschaft tragen. Den Anlass gab die Gründung der Vorgängerorganisation der DFG, der “Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft”, im Jahr 1920. Unter dem Claim #fürdasWissen haben wir 2020 Gründe gesammelt, warum wir uns für das Wissen und die Wissenschaft entscheiden.

( 12 | 29 | 2020 )

Hepatitis-D Mega-Deal for a drug "Made in Heidelberg"

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A discovery by Heidelberg virologist Stephan Urban is worth billions.
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( 12 | 15 | 2020 )

Highly cited researchers

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Recognizing the most influential researchers 2020
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( 11 | 19 | 2020 )

Wegbereiter für Therapien

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IRTG Kick off meeting

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IRTG Kick off meeting for all students of the TRR179 took place as web conference on August 27th, 2020.
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( 08 | 26 | 2020 )

Neues Medikament zugelassen

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In der nano Sendung des ZDF vom 20.08.2020 sehen Sie ab Minute 9:40min einen Beitrag von unserem TP-Projektleiter S. Urban zum Thema "Das Hepatitis D-Virus aussperren"
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( 08 | 21 | 2020 )

Leopoldina - Freiburg

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Prof. Dr. Robert Thimme was appointed to the National Academy of Sciences, the Leopoldina. This election is considered one of the highest awards for researchers in Germany.
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( 08 | 13 | 2020 )

Hepcludex approved

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In Heidelberg, scientists spent decades researching an active substance against hepatitis D. Now the drug has been approved by the European Commission.This could give hope to millions of infected people. The leading researchers in this field is Prof. S. Urban, one of our project leaders in the TRR179.
Congratulations!

( 08 | 01 | 2020 )

EMBO announces newest elected members

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EMBO has bestowed upon 63 leading scientists the lifetime honour of EMBO Membership in recognition of their remarkable achievements in the life sciences, it was announced today. “The new Members have contributed to the success of research in the life sciences in Europe and around the world,” said EMBO Director Maria Leptin. “As EMBO Members they can help to shape the future through EMBO’s work to support talented researchers, bring ideas together, and promote an international research environment conducive to excellent science.” One of the new elected EMBO members is Ursula Klingmüller (TP10)

( 07 | 07 | 2020 )

Second Funding Period TRR179

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We are happy to announce that the TRR179 is beeing funded for another four year periode from July 1st , 2020 on. Stay tuned about the latest research results of our consortium here!!

( 07 | 01 | 2020 )

HIF-1α slows down NK cells

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Adelheid Cerwenka demonstrated that extended inhibition of HIF-1α in mouse our human NK cells unleashes potent NK cell effector functions (Ni et al., Immunity 2020).
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( 05 | 26 | 2020 )

ERC Proof-of-concept grant for Mathias Heikenwälder

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We are happy to announce that Mathias Heikenwälder received the prestigous ERC grant "Proof-of-concept".
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( 05 | 12 | 2020 )

Hepatitis B: New therapeutic approach

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Ulrike Protzer, Percy Knolle, Mathias Heikenwälder and Dirk Grimm, all members of the TRR179, were able to show that in both models of HBV infection, mice that express hepatocyte-specific small hairpin RNAs or that were given subcutaneous injections of siRNAs had reduced levels of HBV antigens, HBV replication, and viremia compared to mice given control RNAs.
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( 02 | 10 | 2020 )

PRINCE MAHIDOL AWARD 2019 FOR RALF BARTENSCHLAGER

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We are happy to announce that Ralf Bartenschlager, who is speaker of the TRR179, received the Prince Mahidol Award in the field of medicine.
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( 02 | 10 | 2020 )

Three "Highly cited researchers" in 2019

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In 2019 we are happy to announce that three project leaders of the TRR179 appeared on the list of "Highly Cited Researchers". This international evaluation names researchers whose publications in their respective fields - a total of 21 disciplines in the natural, life and social sciences - have been cited most frequently worldwide or have produced outstanding publications across several disciplines.
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( 11 | 22 | 2019 )

TRR179 was part of the Night of Research in Heidelberg 2019

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Together with the TRR209 "Liver Cancer", the SFB1129 and the SPP1923 we participated in the Night of Research in Heidelberg on Friday, 27.09.2019.
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( 10 | 25 | 2019 )

Ralf Bartenschlager was awarded with the Heinrich-Pette-Lecture

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On September 12, 2019, Prof. Ralf Bartenschlager, winner of this year's Heinrich Pette Lecture, held his honorary lecture at the HPI entitled "Hepatitis C virus and its relatives: Quite similar, but so different".
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( 09 | 27 | 2019 )

TOX is important for T cell function

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Robert Thimme, Percy Knolle and Dirk Wohlleber were part of a research team unravelling the role of TOX for T cells.
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( 08 | 20 | 2019 )

STEEVE BOULANT received the Loeffler-Frosch-Price of the German Society of Virology (GfV)

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We congratulate Steeve Boulant on receiving the Loeffler-Frosch-Price of the German Society of Virology (GfV).
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( 05 | 08 | 2019 )

ANNE SCHÜTZ, STEEVE BOULANT, and STEFAN SEITZ are novel associated TRR179 members.

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We are happy to welcome Anne Schütz, TU München, Steeve Boulant, University Hospital Heidelberg, and Stefan Seitz, University Hospital Heidelberg as novel group leaders associated to the TRR179!
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( 05 | 07 | 2019 )

MAIKE HOFMANN received scholarship of the "Margarete von Wrangell habilitation programme for women".

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We would like to congratulate Maike Hofmann on receiving the prestigious scholarship "Margarete von Wrangell-Habilitationsprogramm für Frauen".
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( 03 | 04 | 2019 )

VOLKER LOHMANN received the DZIF award for Translational Infection Research

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We would like to congratulate Volker Lohmann, who was awarded a Prize for Translational Infection Research in honor of his scientific accomplishment.
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( 01 | 07 | 2019 )

Also in 2018 Two "Highly Cited Researchers" within TRR179

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With Veit Hornung, LMU Munich and Ralf Bartenschlager, Heidelberg University two scientists of the TRR179 appeared again on the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2018. This international evaluation names researchers whose publications have been cited most frequently worldwide in their respective fields - a total of 21 disciplines in the natural, life and social sciences.
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( 11 | 30 | 2018 )

TRR179 was part of the Night of Research in Heidelberg

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Together with the TRR209 "Liver Cancer", the TRR179 participated in the Night of Research in Heidelberg on Friday, 28.09.2018.
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( 10 | 01 | 2018 )

Cellular responses induced by a member of the Flaviviridae family

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Zika Virus (ZIKV) is a close relative of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and therefore, both viruses belong to the same family (Flaviviridae). However, while HCV causes a non-cytolytic chronic infection, ZIKV infections are lytic and do not persist.
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( 09 | 14 | 2018 )

50 years of Sonderforschungsbereiche (coordinated research centers)

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In 2018, the program "Collaborative Research Centers" will be 50 years old.
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( 07 | 09 | 2018 )

Prize for the best poster at the TOLL 2018 Meeting in Porto, Portugal

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We would like to congratulate Jasper Hesebeck-Brinckmann for winning the prize for the best poster at the TOLL 2018 Meeting in Porto, Portugal.
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( 06 | 22 | 2018 )

International Hepatitis Symposium TRR179 in Heidelberg May 16th to May 18th 2018

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The first international symposium of the TRR179 in Heidelberg from May 17th to May 18th 2018 was a great success.
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( 06 | 07 | 2018 )

Two new members associated

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We are happy to announce that we have two novel groups associated to the TRR179.
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( 04 | 02 | 2018 )

Survival strategies

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Life science in Heidelberg Club K
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( 02 | 20 | 2018 )

DFG Announces Veit Hornung as winner of 2018 Leibniz Prize

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We are very pleased to announce that Veit Hornung, who is project leader in TRR179, has been awarded with the 2018 Leibniz Prize.
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( 01 | 08 | 2018 )

Two "Highly Cited Researchers" within TRR179

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With Veit Hornung, LMU Munich and Ralf Bartenschlager, Heidelberg University two scientists of the TRR179 appeared on the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2017. This is an international evaluation naming those researchers whose publication has been cited most in their respective fields.
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( 11 | 24 | 2017 )

Ceremonial opening of the CIID (Center for Integrative Infectious Disease Research)

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Finally, the time has come: on Monday, November 14th the CIID (Centre for Integrative Infectious Disease Research) was opened and it will now be the new headquarter of TRR179 in Heidelberg.
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( 11 | 15 | 2017 )

Two TRR179 project leaders have been appointed full professors

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We are very pleased to announce that A. Cerwenka (Heidelberg) and A. Pichlmair (Munich) have been appointed full professors.
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( 10 | 04 | 2017 )

Exchange Programm CanHepC - TRR179

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Janine Kemming will be the first exchange student from Germany to go to Canada within exchange program CanHepC - TRR179
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( 09 | 21 | 2017 )

Origin and Evolution of Hepatitis B Viruses

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Nackednaviruses are non-enveloped fish viruses related to hepadnaviruses
Both virus families separated from a common ancestor >400 million years ago
The envelope protein gene of hepadnaviruses emerged through two distinct processes
Hepadnaviruses mainly co-evolve with hosts while nackednaviruses jump between hosts

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( 09 | 04 | 2017 )

New Facebook account

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We are proud to introduce our new Facebook account.
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( 07 | 11 | 2017 )

Cooperation CanHepC

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Cooperation with the Canadian hepatitis network CanHepC started
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( 04 | 03 | 2017 )

Dirk Grimm has been appointed full professor

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We are very pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Dirk Grimm has been appointed full professor.
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( 03 | 01 | 2017 )

Hector Prize to Prof. Dr. Bartenschlager

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Ralf Bartenschlager was awarded the Science Award of the Hector Foundation
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( 01 | 27 | 2017 )

Lasker Award to Prof. Dr. Bartenschlager

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Prof. Dr. Ralf Bartenschlager was honored with the Lasker-Award, the most prestigious prize for medical research within the USA.
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( 09 | 13 | 2016 )