Jump to main navigation Skip to Content

DFG Logo: back to Homepage Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

banner: Kopfbereich DFG2020 Logo - englisch Because research matters

DFG Contacts

Stand: February 18, 2020

Dr. Katharina Hartmann

Programme Director
Life Sciences 2: Microbiology, Immunology, Neurosciences

E-Mail: k.hartmann@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2342
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

204-04 Virology
204-05 Immunology

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

204-01 Metabolism, Biochemistry and Genetics of Microorganisms
204-02 Microbial Ecology and Applied Microbiology
204-03 Medical Microbiology, Parasitology, Medical Mycology and Hygiene, Molecular Infection Biology

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

1596 Ecology and species barriers in emerging viral diseases
1937 Innate Lymphoid Cells

Research Units

2123 Sphingolipid dynamics in infection control
2599 Tissue type 2 responses: Mechanisms of induction and regulation
2799 Receiving and Translating Signals via the gamma-delta T Cell Receptor
2830 Advanced Concepts in Cellular Immune Control of Cytomegalovirus

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


179 Determinants and dynamics of elimination versus persistence of hepatitis virus infection
237 Nucleic Acid Immunity

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2151 ImmunoSensation2 - the immune sensory system

Collaborative Research Centres

854 Molecular Organization of Cellular Communication within the Immune System
914 Trafficking of Immune Cells in Inflammation, Development and Disease
1054 Control and Plasticity of Cell-Fate Decisions in the Immune System
1160 Immune-mediated pathology as a consequence of impaired immune reactions
1279 Exploiting the Human Peptidome for Novel Antimicrobial and Anticancer Agents
1292 Targeting convergent mechanisms of inefficient immunity in tumors and chronic infections
1335 Aberrant Immune Signals in Cancer
1403 Cell Death in Immunity, Inflammation and Disease

International Research Training Groups

1911 Immune regulation of inflammation in allergy and infection
2168 Myeloid antigen presenting cells and the induction of adaptive immunity

Research Training Groups

1949 Immune Response in Infectious Diseases - Regulation between Innate and Adaptive Immunity
2504 Novel antiviral approaches: from small molecules to immune intervention