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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 addition to a keynote lecture, there were two poster sessions and plenty of time for scientific exchange. Over 40 participants, from technical assistants to professors, attended the meeting.

After the welcome by Dr. Christiane Schnabel, head of the Emmy-Noether junior research group based at the Institute of Immunology, who organized the meeting together with Ms. Belinda Euring from the Institute of Virology, the meeting started right away with the keynote lecture by Dr. Maria Eschke from the Institute of Immunology, who talked about the possibilities of single cell sequencing in relation to the characterization of immune cells, using the example of the canine T cell atlas. 

The conference continued with one of two poster sessions in which the PhD students of the ZIM institutes presented their latest results. This led to intense discussions among the attendees. After a hearty lunch, Prof. Fürll led a tour of the veterinary history collection. This was followed by discussions about possible projects, events, etc., before the second poster session continued. After the selection of the best poster, the successful ZIM day came to an end. All present are already looking forward to the next one...