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EMBO/Leopoldina Workshop: 26-29 October 2019

September 13, 2019

“The impact of bacterial infections on human cancer”
Although there is much evidence that certain bacterial infections, in particular chronic ones, can lead to the development of cancer, it has been difficult to provide conclusive proof. Thomas Meyer and colleagues organized this comprehensive meeting to bring together international experts in a number of related fields to focus on how this causality can be established.

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'Rejuvenation and deeper thoughts'

July 12, 2019

Interview with Joan Mecsas on her sabbatical at the MPIIB
If you are a scientist, have you ever thought about pressing the pause button in life to focus your thoughts on your research, to rethink your scientific goals and to get a break from the administrative day-to-day business?

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Stem cells moonlight to protect the stomach from bacterial invaders

June 25, 2019

If bacteria damage the stem cells of the stomach, this can lead to the development of cancer. Researchers at the MPI for Infection Biology and the Charité - Universitätsmedizin in Berlin have now revealed that the gastric stem cell pool can actively defend the stem cell niche against bacteria.

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Seminars / Lectures

Human neutrophil plasticity and Helicobacter pylori infection

Lee Ann Allen (University of Iowa, USA)
Oct 10, 2019 10:00 - 11:00 c.t.
MPIIB, Room: seminar room 1+2

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Satyajit Mayor (NCBS Bangalore)
Oct 17, 2019 16:00 - 17:00 c.t.
MPIIB, Room: seminar room 1+2

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