HPI becomes LIV - Leibniz Institute of Virology

Relaunch with new name and logo on May 9, 2022
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SARS-CoV-2 variants

Current data by the Hamburg Surveillance Platform

Last Update: 17.05.2022

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The institute's mission statement: „The LIV investigates the biology of human pathogenic viruses. It is our aim to unravel the molecular mechanisms that control viral life cycles and virus induced pathogenesis. This research will provide novel targets and therapeutic approaches for established and emerging viral diseases.“ Learn more about the LIV.




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Exterior view of the HPI building


April 28, 2022: Charlotte Uetrecht is the 2022 recipient of the Mattauch-Herzog Award

Thursday, 28. April 2022

April 28, 2022: Award for the development of mass spectrometric methods and technologies

April 7, 2022 Dr. Johannes Jung Awardee of the GfV-Promovendenpreis 2022

Thursday, 07. April 2022

April 7, 2022: Award ceremony at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society of Virology


Institute renaming: HPI becomes LIV - Leibniz Institute of Virology

Monday, 09. May 2022

Relaunch with new name and logo

New Junior Research Group "Genomics of Retroviral Infections"

Monday, 02. May 2022

Dr. Ulrike Lange complements the research spectrum of the institute with her junior research group starting in May 2022


Digital Institute Seminar (intern)

Every Tuesday from 9.30am.

More information HERE.