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KFO309 - CoroPan Joint Minisymposium


KFO309 - CoroPan Joint Minisymposium
Coronavirus Pathogenesis and Evolution


28th June 2024, 14:00 - 17:10


Biomedizinisches Forschungszentrum Seltersberg (BFS)
Schubertstraße 81, 35392 Gießen
Lecture Hall B1





International Conference 2023

Start: Wednesday, 20 September 2023
End: Friday, 22 September 2023
UKGM Marburg, Auditorium

Progress Reports 2023

CIGL Seminar room
Date Projects

February, 3rd
12:30 - 14:30 h

P1 (Bauer/Weber)

P2 (Becker/Herold)

May 26th,
12:30 - 15:00 h

P3 (Ziebuhr/Kracht)

P5 (Vadász/Samakovlis)

early career report (Sara Völkel)

July 7th, 12.30 - 15:00 h

P6 (Morty/Friebertshäuser/Ehrhardt)

P7 (El Agha/Günther/Bellusci)

early career report (Irina Kuznetsova)

Nov, 17th,

12.30 - 15:00 h

P8 (Braun/Herold)

P10 (Sommer/Skevaki)

Z1 (Hain/Goesmann/




Two research groups at the Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) are currently accepting applications for part-time positions (65%) from May 1st, 2023 as a 
PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of Virology/Gastroenterology 
The positions are part of the collaborative project "Mechanisms of hepatic pathogenesis and carcinogenesis in Schistosoma mansoni/hepatitis B virus coinfection" and are to be filled on a fixed-term basis in accordance with § 2 WissZeitVG and § 72 HessHG with the opportunity for own academic qualification at the Department of Gastroenterology and the Institute of Medical Virology at the Faculty of Medicine. The project is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The salary is in accordance with the collective labour agreement of the State of Hessen (E 13 TV-H).



University of Giessen Award for DZL Scientist for Prof. Dr. Elie El Agha

Wednesday, 30 November 2022


Prof. Dr. Elie El Agha, Principal Investigator of the DZL, has been awarded the Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen Prize for his outstanding publication: “Two-Way Conversation between Lipogenic and Myogenic Fibroblastic Phenotypes Marks the Progression and Resolution of Lung Fibrosis”

For publication, see link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27867035/


DGAKI Forschungspreis 2022 for Chrysanthi Skevaki

Friday, 09 September 2022
The DGAKI Research Award of the German Society for Allergology and Clinical Immunology (DGAKI) is intended to honor particularly high-ranking scientific work (e.g. habilitation or equivalent) of the field. It is awarded every three years at the annual meeting of the DGAKI.
The DGAKI Research Prize was awarded on 09.09.2022 at the 17th DAK in Wiesbaden to: PD Dr. med. Petra Zieglmayer, Vienna and to our KFO309 member PD Dr. med. Chrysanthi Skevaki.