Project area II:

Crosstalk between APCs/NKs and lymphocytes

Project 5:

The impact of CD47 signaling on the immune response
during influenza virus infection

Principal Investigators:

Dr. rer. nat. Torben Knuschke / Prof. Dr. med. Jan Buer
Institute of Medical Microbiology
University Hospital Essen
University of Duisburg-Essen

torben.knuschke@uk-essen.de

Project 6:

Antigen-independent activation of T cells during polymicrobial sepsis
and its impact on the differentiation and function of myeloid cells

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Stefanie Flohé
Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery
University Hospital Essen
University of Duisburg-Essen

stefanie.flohe@uk-essen.de

Project 7:

Impact of different macrophage subsets on T cell responses
and pathogen clearance during Plasmodium yoelii infection

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wiebke Hansen
Institute of Medical Microbiology
University Hospital Essen
University of Duisburg-Essen

wiebke.hansen@uk-essen.de

Project 8:

The role of MCAM (CD146) during virus infection

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Dr. med. Karl Lang
Institute of Immunology
University Hospital Essen
University of Duisburg-Essen

karlsebastian.lang@uk-essen.de

Project 9:

Interaction between NK cells and CD8+ T cell immunity

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Lang
Department of Molecular Medicine II
University Hospital Düsseldorf
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

langp@uni-duesseldorf.de

Project 10:

Role of NKT cells in HCV infection and HCV/HIV co-infection

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Dr. med. Jörg Timm
Institute of Virology
University Hospital Düsseldorf
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

joerg.timm@med.uni-duesseldorf.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