Neutrophils: defenders and foes in malaria

October 18, 2019

Particularly in the case of severe malaria, the tissue is damaged to the point of organ failure – such a course can be fatal. The team of Arturo Zychlinsky and the research group of Borko Amulic have now discovered a possible mechanism behind these complications.


Regenerative potential of the intestine: even fully differentiated cells can become stem cells again

October 08, 2019

Scientist show that diarrhoea can lead to the death of all colon stem cells – and that terminally differentiated cells can then be turned into stem cells


'A new Chapter'

October 02, 2019

Interview with Igor Iatsenko, new group leader at the MPIIB
Igor Iatsenko started his work as group leader of the research group “Genetics of Host-Microbe Interactions” at the MPIIB on October 1st. The group will study the host-microbe interactions in the fruit fly Drosophila, with a focus on how pathogens cause disease and how perturbations of beneficial microbes protect the fruit fly.


Seminars / Lectures

Microglia and NK cells - major players in brain inflammation and pathology following congenital cytomegalovirus infection

Stipan Jonjic (University of Rijeka)
Nov 21, 2019 16:00 - 17:00 c.t.
MPIIB, Room: seminar room 1+2

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