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Infectious Diseases / Epidemics

Dr. Haike Antelmann
Professor of Molecular Microbiology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Molecular Microbiology

Königin-Luise-Straße 12-16, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 512 21
Emailhaike.antelmann@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Haike Antelmann

Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular microbiology
  • Redox biology of bacteria
  • Infection biology


Dr. Hansjörg Dilger
Professor of Social Anthropology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Landoltweg 9-11, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 565 05
Emailhansjoerg.dilger@berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Hansjörg Dilger

Areas of Expertise

  • Anthropology of religion, especially Pentecostal churches and Islam in Africa
  • Christian-Muslim relations
  • Migration and religion
  • Medical anthropology (in particular HIV / AIDS, international health policies, migration and health)
  • Research on masculinity and kinship
  • Anthropology of education and learning in East Africa
  • Regional: Eastern and Southern Africa (especially Tanzania and South Africa)
  • Context of migration


Dr. Marcus Doherr, Ph.D.
Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology

Department of Veterinary Medicine
Institute for Veterinary Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Königsweg 67, 14163 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 717 14
Emailmarcus.doherr@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Marcus Doherr, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

  • Epidemiology
  • Investigation planning
  • Statistics
  • Veterinary public health


Dr. Christine Geffers

Charité - University Medicine
Benjamin Franklin Campus
Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine

Hindenburgdamm 27, 12203 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 450 570 035
Emailchristine.geffers@charite.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Hygiene and infection risk in hospitals


Dr. Ulf Göbel
Professor of Microbiology and Hygiene

Charité - University Medicine
Charité Mitte Campus
Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene

Sylter Straße 2, 13353 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 450 026 301
Emailulf.goebel@charite.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Microbiological diagnosis


Dr. Regine Heilbronn
Professor of Virology

Charité - University Medicine
Benjamin Franklin Campus
Institute of Virology

Hindenburgdamm 27, 12203 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 8445 3696
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 8445 4484
Emailregine.heilbronn@charite.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Viral infections (general or diagnostic issues in the field of medical virology)
  • Vaccination
  • Medical virology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Gene therapy
  • Tropical diseases


Dr. Anna Holzscheiter
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
Center for Transnational Studies, Foreign- and Security Policy (ATASP)

Ihnestraße 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 550 54
Emailanna.holzscheiter@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Anna Holzscheiter

Areas of Expertise

  • Global health policy
  • International organizations
  • Children's rights and child protection in international politics
  • Human rights
  • Non-state actors, especially NGOs and their networks in the field of human rights
  • Child labor


Dr. Benedikt Kaufer
Professor of Veterinary Virology

Department of Veterinary Medicine
Institute of Virology

Robert Von Ostertag-Straße 7-13, 14163 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 51936
Emailbenedikt.kaufer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Benedikt Kaufer

Areas of Expertise

  • Virology
  • Herpes viruses
  • Marek's disease virus
  • Varicella zoster virus
  • Chicken pox
  • Shingles
  • Human herpesvirus 6
  • Herpesvirus integration
  • Molecular tumor virology


Dr. Ute Luig
Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Teutonenstraße 24, 14129 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 55640485
Emailluig@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Ute Luig

Areas of Expertise

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Natural disasters
  • Sacred landscapes
  • Africa (especially East-Central and West Africa)
  • Gender studies
  • Rituals


Dr. Klaus Osterrieder
Professor of Veterinary Virology

Department of Veterinary Medicine
Institute of Virology

Robert von Ostertag-Straße 7-13, 14163 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 518 22
Mobile+49 162 4419294
Emailno.34@fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Klaus Osterrieder

Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular pathogenesis of selected viral infectious diseases of animals
  • Emphasis on herpes viruses of horses, cattle, and chickens
  • Viral zoonoses (diseases transmissible to humans, such as influenza)


Dr. Jörg Rademann
Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Pharmaceutical / Medicinal Chemistry

Königin-Luise-Straße 2-4, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 53272
Emailjoerg.rademann@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Jörg Rademann

Areas of Expertise

  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Drug research
  • Search for new drugs
  • Chemical libraries
  • Organic chemistry
  • Antivirals
  • Anti-cancer agents
  • High-throughput screening (HTS)
  • Pharmacy
  • Potential drug targets
  • Proteases
  • Phosphatases
  • Protein-protein interactions
  • Protein ligands
  • Fragment-based drug design


Dr. Jens Rolff
Professor of Evolutionary Biology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Rolff Group - Evolutionary Biology

Königin-Luise-Straße 1-3, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 54893
Emailjens.rolff@fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Evolution
  • Experimental evolution
  • Insects
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Evolutionary immunology


Dr. Michael F. G. Schmidt
Professor of Veterinary Immunology

Department of Veterinary Medicine
Institute of Immunology

Beelitzer Straße 3, 10115 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 33205 609043
Mobile+49 176 62468625
Emailmichaelfgschmidt@gmail.com
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Michael F.G. Schmidt

Areas of Expertise

  • Influenza virus (flu virus), lipid-containing viruses, immune defense
  • Medical care in rural areas, development of village stores (in cultural centers)


Dr. Thomas Schneider
Professor of Medicine

Charité - University Medicine
Benjamin Franklin Campus
Department of Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, and Rheumatology

Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin

Phone (Office)8445-2286, 8445-2676
Emailthomas.schneider@charite.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Infectious diseases
  • Research on HIV / SIV
  • Whipple’s disease


Dr. Lothar H. Wieler
Professor of Veterinary Medicine

Robert Koch Institute and
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Institute of Microbiology and Epizootics

Präsident des Robert Koch-Instituts, Postfach: 650261, 13302 Berlin, 10115 Berlin

Phone (Office)18754-2286/-2239 (Pressestelle RKI)
Emailpresse@rki.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Lothar H. Wieler (Robert Koch-Institut)

Areas of Expertise

  • Animal epidemics
  • Infections that can be transmitted to humans
  • Bacteriology
  • Bacterial zoonoses
  • EHEC infections
  • Salmonella infections
  • Campylobacter infections
  • Food poisoning


Dr. Stefan Willich
Professor of Medicine

Charité - University Medicine
Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economy

Luisenstraße 57, 10117 Berlin

Phone (Assistant)+49 30 450 529 001
Emailstefan.willich@charite.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Integrating conventional and complementary medicine
  • Health services research and economics
  • Preventive medicine and public health
  • Clinical epidemiology