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International CRC1279 symposium at Lake Federsee

At the 22nd and 23rd of October over 60 CRC1279 members and several international experts joined the international CRC1279 symposium in Bad Buchau next to the beautiful lake Federsee.

by Kristina Hopfensperger | November 25, 2019


The proud winners of the Creative Young Investigators Award

The CRC1279 congratulates the Creative Young Investigators Award Winners: Katharina Ernst, Mirja Harms, Dr. Yasser Ruiz-Blanco, Dr. Konstantin Sparrer and Dr. Stephanie Wehrstedt.

by Kristina Hopfensperger | October 15, 2019


Grand visit - Grant accepted

On July 22nd, CRC 1279 welcomed Dr. Beatrice Hahn, a Professor of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia and a leading AIDS researcher worldwide.


by Kristina Hopfensperger | August 19, 2019


No risk, no breakthrough

Congratulations to CRC 1279 project leader Prof. Dr. Martin Plenio! The ‘Deutsche Forschungs-gemeinschaft’ (DFG) recently awarded Prof. Plenio with a Reinhart Koselleck project and will thus support him with about 1.5 million Euro funding within the next five years.

by Kristina Hopfensperger | August 01, 2019


Ceremonial opening of the new Center for Quantum- and Biosciences

The prime minister of Baden Wuerttemberg Winfried Kretschmann and financial secretary Gisela Splett formally handed over the new Center for Quantum- and Biosciences to Ulm University.

by Kristina Hopfensperger | July 12, 2019


Simply the best

Prof. Dr. Holger Barth wins students teaching award for ‘best lecturer’ for his toxicology lecture within the study program of Molecular Medicine at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen.

by Kristina Hopfensperger | June 19, 2019


CRC1279 Students went to Lindemberg

At the feet of the Bavarian Alps and right outside the town of Lindenberg in the Allgäu, the first CRC 1279 student retreat took place on May 16th-17th.

by Mattheo Bosso | June 30, 2019


And the Poster Award goes to … Dr. Janis Müller

Dr. Janis Müller received one of two Poster Prizes at the 29th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Virology (GfV) in Düsseldorf, Germany.


by Kristina Hopfensperger | March 28, 2019


Time to say goodbye… and hello Kristina!

Annika Röcker, so far responsible for Public Relations and Event reports of the CRC homepage, will leave us by the end of March 2019. Luckily, Kristina Hopfensperger will take over.

by Dr. Annika Röcker, Kristina Hopfensperger and Prof. Dr. Frank Kirchhoff


Prof. Holger Barth in action

Together with Prof. Matthias Schwab from the Fischer-Bosch Institute of ClinicaI Pharmacology in Stuttgart, our PI Prof. Holger Barth chairs the 4th German Pharm-Tox Summit.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | March 06, 2019



Much more than Amyloid β

From February 19th to 21th, CRC1279 board member Prof. Dr. Marcus Fändrich, director of the Institute of Protein Biochemistry, chaired the 3rd Meeting on Biophysics of Amyloid Formation.

by Dr. Annika Röcker & Kristina Hopfensperger | March 05, 2019



Online now: Konstantin Sparrer’s research objective

Dr. Konstantin Sparrer had been awarded with a „Young Investigator Fund for Innovative Research Ideas“ of the Schering Stiftung and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 21.02.2019



“Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

An interdisciplinary team at Ulm University analyzed the DNA binding behavior of the transcription factor serum response factor (SRF) at single-molecule resolution.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 04.02.2019



About dream teams: Scientist couple explores Host-Microbe interactions

Prof. Hinterleitner and Prof. Meisel from the University of Pittsburgh gave a lunch seminar addressing the topics: “Woman in academia: Transitioning from a postdoc to group leader/professor”

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 14.01.2019



With Bachelor’s degree straight towards PhD

Due to her exceptional performance, she was allowed to start her PhD directly after her undergraduate studies. Lisa is a perfect example for a young, ambitious woman in science!

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 11.01.2019



Biofilms- more than nasty tooth deposit

For the last Monday seminar in November, CRC1279 had the pleasure to welcome Prof. Knut Drescher from the Max-Planck-Institute (MPI) in Marburg.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 29.12.2018



Janis Müller received the Hans-Heinrich Niemann prize

Congratulations to Dr. Janis Müller for getting the Hans-Heinrich Niemann prize 2018!

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 20.12.2018



Boosting autophagy and career- Konstantin Sparrer awarded with Young Investigator Fund

Dr. Konstantin Sparrer is granted a Young Investigator Fund starting in January 2019 to support his projects.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 26.11.2018



CRC1279 goes public- “studium generale” and international students

This has been an eventful week for CRC speaker Frank Kirchhoff: he presented HIV/AIDS as well as CRC1279 to the broad audience of “studium generale” and a group of international students.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 23.11.2018



About knights, progress and construction - our first CRC1279 retreat

Typical weather for a day in November in Ulm- foggy, rainy and a little chilly. Nevertheless, Prof. Frank Kirchhoff warmly welcomed all PIs, PhD students and postdocs involved in CRC1279.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 13.11.2018



Cord-Michael Becker Prize 2018 goes to Dominik Hotter!

Congratulations to Dr. Dominik Hotter on the Cord-Michael Becker Prize!

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 05.11.2018



Shpol’skii-Rebane-Personov medal and prize for Prof. Fedor Jelezko

In August this year, the first Shpol’skii-Rebane-Personov medal and prize were awarded to Prof. Fedor Jelezko.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 19.10.2018



Plant-derived antibiotics against multi-resistant bacteria

Pleasant news for Prof. Dr. med. Steffen Stenger (Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene)! The state Baden Württemberg approved funding of a collaborative projects.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 18.10.2018



Prof. Holger Barth supports NBC protection

We congratulate Prof. Dr. Holger Barth to his appointment to the scientific advisory panel of the research institutes for NBC protection of the medical academy of the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces)!

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 04.10.2018



Clarissa Read obtains UUG graduation prize

Every year, the Ulmer Universitätsgesellschaft (UUG) awards prizes to outstanding graduates from Ulm University. We congratulate Dr. hum. biol. Clarissa Read (formerly Villinger) to this excellent achievement.

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 20.09.2018



Young researchers realizing innovative ideas

We congratulate Dr. Konstantin Sparrer (Institute of Molecular Virology) and Dr. Stephanie Wehrstedt (Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene) on the approval of 10,000€ (each) for their proposals!

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 20.09.2018



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Can a peptide cure chronically infected hepatitis B and D patients?

Although the weather was rather non-inviting, CRC 1279 warmly welcomed Prof. Stephan Urban from Heidelberg University to the first Monday seminar...

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 03.09.2018



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New study reveals structural basis of tetherin counteraction

A collaborative study between James H. Hurley's lab in Berkeley and researchers from the Institute of Molecular Virology in Ulm published in volume 174, issue 3 of Cell....

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 18.08.2018



Dr. Janis Müller

Combining tools to improve anti-cancer activity

Targeting and combating tumors in a more specific and efficient way is a central goal in modern cancer therapy...

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 15.08.2018




Prof. Dr. G. Silvestri

Prof. Dr. Guido Silvestri in the CRC Monday Seminar

It has been a special pleasure for CRC 1279 to welcome the respected HIV/AIDS researcher Prof. Dr. Guido Silvestri from the Emory Institute in Atlanta for the last Monday seminar in July...

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 23.07.2018



Dr. Janis Müller

CRC on board with Nobel laureate

A glamorous touch inhered in the morning of Friday, June 29th when the “MS Sonnenkönigin” took off from Lindau...

by Dr. Annika Röcker | 29.06.2018