This page contains a brief summary of the courses I teach in at the University of Lübeck.
Full information up to date information about the  courses can be found at the Infection Biology Homepage

1 Semester Masters Infection Biology

Infection Biology 1

Infection Biology 1 (LS4015, InfBiol1)

  • Virology Part:
    • Introduction into Virology
    • The Infectious Cycle
    • DNA/RNA Viruses
    • Virus Assembly
    • Viral Infections
    • Emerging Viral Infections
    • Antivirals and Vaccines

Principle of Virology 4th Edition

Infection Biology 2

Infection Biology 2 (LS4145, InfBiol2)

  • Virology Part:
  • Virus detection, titration and cultivation:
    • Endpoint Titration
    • Plaque Assay
    • Cultivation of Noroviruses
  • Lab Math

Diagnostical Methods

Diagnostical Methods in Microbiology and Pathology (LS4045, DiagMiPath)

  • Virology Part:
    • Methods to diagnose viral infections
      • Virus titration and cultivation
      • Nucleic acid amplification techniques
      • Quantitative RealTime PCR
      • ELISA
      • Electron Microscopy


2 Semester Masters Infection Biology

Medical Microbiology

Medical Microbiology (LS4175, MedMicro),

  • How to read, write, and review a paper
  • Journal Club based seminars
    • Virology Part:
    • Papers discussed on TWIV
    • hot virus news …

Model Systems of Infection

Model Systems of Infection (LS4165, ModSysInf)

  • Part: Models of Gastrointestinal Infections
    • Norovirus
    • Rotavirus
    • Other

Masters Infection Biology – Practicals 

Practical Course

Practical Course (LS4115, PC)

  • 3 month internship

subject to availability

Consolidating in Infection Biology

Consolidating in Infection Biology (LS5200, VirHostIn)

  • Seminars and practical exercises in the lab
    • Virus-host interactions

subject to availability