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Research interest

Here you can find general information about center’s scientific interests and viruses we use in our research  written in a more familiar manner for general public. More detailed exposition of center’s scientific activities can be found in the Work packages section.

Cytomegaloviruses

Human cytomegalovirus is the main cause of congenital infections and mental retardation worldwide.

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Mumps virus

Although nearly eradicated in most developed countries, mumps reemerged as a global public health issue.

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Hantavirus

Hantaviruses cause hemorrhagic fever and cardiopulmonary syndrome, with significant mortality rates.

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C virus chronically infects 3% of the world’s population. Infection can often lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer.

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Process optimization

We are developing and optimizing small-scale biotechnological processes for production of vaccine candidates.

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