Attack from the gut

Intestinal bacteria are often the trigger of complications after surgery. This is shown in a new study by research teams from Würzburg and Bern. A solution to this problem could come from the liver.

Highly Cited Researchers 2022

Their work is most frequently cited in publications of other scientists. Researchers from the University are therefore included in the Highly Cited Researchers 2022 List.

New Players in the Immune Response

Unconventional T cells continuously migrate from the tissue into the lymph nodes and influence the immune responses there.

Why Sentinel Cells are so Important

Sentinel cells are not only essential for controlling the immune balance in the body. They also appear to be very important in immunotherapies against cancer and chronic viral infections.


Graduate Programs

Graduate School for Life Science

 The Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS) provides  structured doctoral research training in a highly interdisciplinary research environment.

IMPRS-IEM in Freiburg

The International Max Planck Research School for Immunobiology, Epigenetics and Metabolism (IMPRS-IEM) - a joint international PhD Programme of the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics and the University of Freiburg