Helm­holtz-Insti­tute for RNA-based Infec­tion Research

(HIRI, Prof. Dr. Jörg Vogel) 


The Helm­holtz Insti­tute for RNA-based Infec­tion Research (HIRI) is the first insti­tu­tion of its kind world­wide to com­bine research on ribo­nuc­leic acids (RNA) with infec­tion bio­logy. The insti­tute, led by Pro­fessor Jörg Vogel, is part of the Helm­holtz Cen­ter in Braun­sch­weig and is loc­ated on the med­ical cam­pus of the Uni­ver­sity of Würzburg.

ISAR Bioscience col­lab­or­ates with HIRI, among oth­ers, in the PhD pro­gram RNAmed, which is also led by Pro­fessor Vogel.

Other part­ners in this pro­gram fun­ded by the Elite Net­work Bav­aria are:

  • Pro­fessor Thomas Carell, Lud­wig-Max­imili­ans-Uni­versität Munich
  • Pro­fessor Selim Corba­cio­glu, Uni­ver­sity Hos­pital Regensburg
  • Pro­fessor Stefan Engel­hardt, Tech­nical Uni­ver­sity of Munich
  • Pro­fessor Dina Grohmann, Uni­ver­sity of Regensburg
  • Pro­fessor Claudia Höbart­ner, Uni­ver­sity of Würzburg
  • Pro­fessor Lorenz Meinel, Uni­ver­sity of Würzburg
  • Pro­fessor Gunter Meister, Uni­ver­sity of Regensburg
  • Pro­fessor Olivia Merkel, Lud­wig-Max­imili­ans-Uni­ver­sity Munich
  • Pro­fessor Aless­andra Mor­etti, Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Munich
  • Pro­fessor Cyn­thia Sharma, Uni­ver­sity of Würzburg
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