Molecular Microbiology (Virology)
Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene
University Regensburg

Open Positions

We permanently offer several opportunities for students to conduct research projects in the context of `Forschungs- und Schwerpunktpraktika┬┤.

Fields of Bachelor’s / Master’s Thesis

  1. Investigation of the influence of codon selection of viral genes on translational efficiency
  2. Production and characterization of recombinant influenza proteins
  3. Generation of recombinant smallpox viral vectors with filovirus antigens as universal vaccines against haemorrhagic fever viruses
  4. Comparison of papillomavirus antigens in different viral vectors in ex vivo immunoassays
  5. DNA/RNA vaccine vectors to increase the immune response against HPV-induced carcinoma
  6. Comparative immunological analysis of HIV envelope protein vaccines with intact and inhibited binding to human CD4
  7. Influence of stabilizing modifications in HIV envelope protein vaccines on the acquired immune response
  8. Characterization and optimization of different strategies for multimerization of HIV proteins on nanoparticles