Priority Research Area Infections

Molecular and Experimental Mycobacteriology

Mission   Projects   Funding   Techniques   Publications    Staff

Funding

BMBF

  • German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) - Tuberculosis Translational Unit (TTU TB): Coordination site, infrastructure: Laboratory for Next Generation Sequencing (EpiMyc)
  • TBseqDISK: molecular test based on Next Generation Sequencing for rapid diagnosis and comprehensive resistance determination in tuberculosis
  • TB Sequel: Comorbidities, risk factors and longterm sequelae defining the individual outcome and public health impact of TB disease

 

BMG

  • SeqMDRTB_NET: Network for application of sequencing technology for the fight against resistant tuberculosis in high incidence settings
  • PHIMS-TB: German wide integrated molecular surveillance of TB

 

DFG

  • Trans Evo: PhD programme for translational evolutionary research

 

FP7 ERANET Lac

  • MDR-TBNet: Hostpathogen interactions in MultidrugResistant Tuberculosis (MDRTB): Study of the Molecular Epidemiology, Host Immune Responses and GenomeBased Prediction and Early Identification of MDRTB in High Tuberculosis Burden Settings

 

HORIZON 2020/European Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)

  • WANETAM: West Africa Network of Excellence for TB, AIDS and Malaria
  • RaPaed-AIDA-TB: Rapid and Accurate Diagnosis of Paediatric TB - An AIDA (Assessment of Innovative Diagnostics and Algorithms for Early and Sensitive Detection of Acute TB) platform study

 

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

  • EUseqMyTB: Pilot study on the use of Whole Genome Sequencing for molecular typing and characterization of tuberculosis in the EU/EEA

 

Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)

  •  ETBRA: European tuberculosis regimen accelerator: Characterization of new compounds active against TB

 

European Union

  • CORVOS: Complement Regulation and Variations in opportunistic infections: Definition of the role of complement for TB infection with respect to strain variation
  • DRTB-HDT: Stratified host-directed therapy for drug resistant tuberculosis: a randomized controlled multi-centre trial

 

Wellcome Trust/ Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Cryptic/Wellcome Trust: Comprehensive Resistance Prediction for Tuberculosis: An International Consortium

 

Leibniz ScienceCampus

  • EvoLUNG: Evolutionary Medicine of the Lung

 

Leibniz Center Infection

  • Epigenetic consequences of Mtbc infection: Performance of infection experiments, RNAseq and methylome analysis