Institute for Novel and Emerging Infectious Diseases
NADIR The Network of Animal Disease Infectiology research facilities National research platform for zoonoses
Rodent-borne infectious diseases with zooonotic potential (e.g. Hanta)
Prevalence, diagnostics and virulence factors for emerging diseases (Ebola virus, Marburg virus, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever)
West Nile-Virus: Studies on the antibody and virus prevalence in Germany and on general factors which modulate the transmission efficiency between humans and birds
Threat of a deliberate contamination of food with viruses that are pathogenic to human (hantavirus and hepatitis E virus)
Enzymatic rendering for prion-free animal products.
Propagation and titration of the scrapie agent from mice and hamsters for the prozess validation of the isolation and purification steps from therapeutic proteins from human plasma
The effect of leucodepletion on transmission of BSE by transfusion of sheep blood components
GoatBSE: Improvement of goat TSE discriminative diagnosis and susceptibility based assessment of BSE infectivity in goat milk and meat.
Detecting bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) infectivity in blood of clinical and preclinical cattle experimentally infected with different BSE strains by blood transfusion to recipient bovines
Network of Excellence(NoE) NEUROPRION: Prevention, control and management of prion diseases
Transmission of unclassified scrapie survey samples to conventional and transgenic mice
Analysis of the distribution and infectivity of two recently discovered atypical High-type (H-type) and Low-type (L-type) strains of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) agent in cattle tissues for human consumption.
Management of a specified pathogen free small animal husbandry/ generation of transgenic mouse models