HELENA Lecture Series

December 12, 2018, 1 pm to 5 pm, Auditorium Neuherberg





















Dear Graduate Students,


You are cordially invited to attend the HELENA Lecture Series on Infection, Immune and Tumor Biology, Epidemiology, Health Economics and Human Genetics, taking place on December 12, 2018 from 1 pm to 5 pm, at the Auditorium, Neuherberg.


Please register here for the Shuttle Service from the CPC Haupteingang or Hämatologikum to the Auditorium Neuherberg. 





Infection, Immune and Tumor Biology

Moderator: Verena Plank, VIRO

1:00 - 1:05


1:05 - 1:30

“Regulation of immune activation: from biology to therapy”

Prof. Dr. Daniel Krappmann, TOXI


1:30 – 1:55

“T celldifferentiation

Prof. Dr. Vigo Heissmeyer, AMIR


1:55 – 2:20

“Still crazy after all these years – the fascination of studying HIV

Prof. Dr. Ruth Brack-Werner , VIRO


2:20 – 2:45

“Towards an EBV vaccine”

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hammerschmidt, AGV



2:45 - 3:15 Coffee Break/ Networking



Epidemiology, Health Economics and Human Genetics

Moderator: Monica del Carmen Gomez Alonso, EPI

3:15 – 3:20



3:20 – 3:45

Genomic approaches to decoding neurological diseases

Dr. Barbara Schormair, ING


3:45 – 4:10

A health economic perspective on personalization in diabetes care and prevention

Dr. Michael Laxy, IGM


4:10 – 4:35

Integrated 'omics in the diagnosis of mitochondrial diseases

Dr. Holger Prokisch, IHG


4:35 – 5:00

KORA - a population-based cohort as data source for health research

Dr. Birgit Linkohr, EPI