The Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology is part of the Centre for Infectious Diseases (CID) at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, which also includes the Institute of Immunology, Institute of Parasitology and Institute of Virology.

Porträt von Prof. Dr. Christoph Georg Baums

Profile of the Institute

We focus on the elucidation of pathogen-host interactions, on the identification of virulence factors and on vaccine research of veterinary important bacterial and mycological pathogens.


Our institute was founded over 25 years ago

The Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology has its origins in the 1902 created chair for animal hygiene, bacteriology and infectious diseases.


Team Institut für Bakteriologie und Mykologie

Introducing ourselves

Do you have questions about courses, research, our diagnostic service or our Core Unit CUMI? Here you will find the contact details and research profiles of our staff.


Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology

KFK, Viro, Bakteriologie
An den Tierkliniken 29
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 - 38180
Fax: +49 341 97 - 38199

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