Our former employee Dr Ann-Kathrin Krieger completed her dissertation on "In vitro studies on the mechanism and control of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteraemia" with distinction in 2022.
Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology
The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved the single proposal of our junior scientist Dr. Sophie Kähl on the topic "Importance of an RTX adhesin for the pathogenesis of bronchopneumonia: Rodentibacter heylii-immunogen A (RhiA)-dependent biofilm formation and its control by RhiA-specific…
After a long break, it was finally time again. The ZIM was able to meet again in presence on February 7, 2023 and exchange scientific results from the institutes and discuss new projects. For this purpose, the seminar room of the Oberholz teaching and research facility offered the right name. In…
The course by Prof. Dr. Wieland Schrödl took place on May 3 and 4.
The Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology belongs to the Centre for Infectious Diseases of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Our tasks include teaching and research. We offer a service for microbiological diagnostics and supervise the Core Unit CUMI.
At our institute we impart theoretical and practical knowledge in bacteriology and mycology to veterinary medicine students.
Scientists of the Institute work on the elucidation of pathogen-host interactions and on the identification of virulence factors of bacterial and mycological pathogens of importance for veterinary medicine.
At the Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology, veterinarians can train to become specialists in bacteriology and mycology. In addition, we offer various ATF-approved training courses for veterinarians.
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Contact and Directions
Our institution is located in the southwest of Leipzig, only a few kilometres from the city centre. You can reach us comfortably by public transport or by car. There are plenty of parking spaces on the old exhibition grounds.