HZI + JMU = HIRI
- Foundation May 2017.
- Site of the Braunschweig Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in cooperation with the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU).
- Prof Jörg Vogel, Director since 2017.
- Prof Vogel is also Director and Full Professor (W3) at the Institute for Molecular Infection Biology, JMU Würzburg.
- 8 research groups.
- 1 associated research group.
- More than 100 employees.
- From more than 20 nations.
- Sound annual core funding from federal government and Free State of Bavaria.
- Third party funding rate of 30%.
- 4 ERC Grants.
- State-of-the-art facilities.
- Funded by Free State of Bavaria, co-financed by European Union.
- Start of construction in 2023.
Profile Areas & Programs
- Single-Cell Center Würzburg.
- Graduate Training Programs „RNA & Infection“ and "RNAmed - Future Leaders in RNA-based Medicine".
“RNA is a powerful medium for engineering biology. We seek to better understand the fundamental properties of this biomolecule and how it can be harnessed to improve diagnosis and treatment of human infections.”
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