Project area I:

Modulation of APC and NK cell function

Project 1:

Regulation of T cell immunity by innate signals
during poxvirus infection

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Dr. med. Ingo Drexler
Institute of Virology
University Hospital Düsseldorf
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

ingo.drexler@med.uni-duesseldorf.de

Project 2:

Analysis of rapid IFNγ production of NK cells towards
adaptive immunity and anti-bacterial activities of
macrophages early upon bacterial infection

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Carsten Kirschning
Institute of Medical Microbiology
University Hospital Essen
University of Duisburg-Essen

carsten.kirschning@uk-essen.de

Project 3:

Regulation of antiviral innate and adaptive immune responses
by TLR7 ligand and the functional significance for viral hepatitis

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Mengji Lu
Institute for Virology
University Hospital Essen
University of Duisburg-Essen

mengji.lu@uni-due.de

Contact

Research Training Group 1949
Immune Response in
Infectious Diseases -
Regulation between Innate
and Adaptive Immunity

Spokesperson:
Prof. Dr. Astrid Westendorf

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Jörg Timm
Deputy: Prof. Dr. Mirko Trilling

Coordination: Daniela Catrini

Phone: +49 201 723 35 88
E-Mail: daniela.catrini@uni-due.de