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DFG Contacts

Stand: October 20, 2020

Dr. Andreas Strecker

Programme Director
Life Sciences 2: Microbiology, Immunology, Neurosciences

E-Mail: Andreas.Strecker@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2530
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

204-03   Medical Microbiology and Mycology, Hygiene, Molecular Infection Biology
204-06   Parasitology and Biology of Tropical Infectious Disease Pathogens

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

204-01   Metabolism, Biochemistry and Genetics of Microorganisms
204-02   Microbial Ecology and Applied Microbiology
204-04   Virology
204-05   Immunology

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

1923 Innate Sensing and Restriction of Retroviruses

Research Units

2251 Adaptation and persistence of the emerging pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


130 B cells: Immunity and autoimmunity
261 Cellular mechanisms of antibiotic action and production

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2124 Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections (CMFI)
2155 RESIST - Resolving Infection Susceptibility

Collaborative Research Centres

1009 Breaking Barriers - Immune cells and pathogens at cell / matrix barriers
1021 RNA viruses: RNA metabolism, host response and pathogenesis
1129 Integrative Analysis of Pathogen – Replication and Spread

International Research Training Groups

2290 Crossing Boundaries: Molecular Interactions in Malaria

Research Training Groups

2046 Parasite Infections: From Experimental Models to Natural Systems
2157 3D Tissue Models for Studying Microbial Infections by Human Pathogens
2581 Metabolism, topology and cx)mpartmentalization of membrane proximal lipid and signaling components in infection