Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology
Since the end of December 2019, Bruker's new MBT smart system is in operation at the Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology as MALDI-TOF-MS.
Mrs. Viktoria Rungelrath is on fire for bacteriology. She has demonstrated this with her outstanding dissertation on "Characterisation of IgG proteolysis by Streptococcus phocae subsp. phocae and IgM proteolysis by Streptococcus suis". Their commitment was acknowledged accordingly on 28.06.2019...
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.