© Hector Fellow Academy
20. January 2022
Video portrait of Ralf Bartenschlager

The video provides infor­ma­tion about Prof. Ralf Bartenschlager's work on differ­ent virus species

Prof. Dr. Ralf Barten­schlager is a molec­u­lar- and cell biolo­gist and head of the Depart­ment of Molec­u­lar Virol­ogy at the Univer­sity Hospi­tal of Heidel­berg and the Depart­ment of Virus Associ­ated Carcino­gen­e­sis at the German Cancer Research Center.

The focus of Prof. Barten­schlagers work is on the propa­ga­tion strate­gies and immuno­bi­ol­ogy of medically impor­tant hepati­tis viruses, flaviviruses and the SARS-COV‑2 virus. The aim of the research of Prof. Barten­schlager and his team is the devel­op­ment of broad-spectrum viral thera­peu­tics. With the help of these, viral diseases such as the hepati­tis C or SARS-COV‑2 can be treated.

The Robert Koch Award winner empha­sizes the impor­tance of the collab­o­ra­tion with the Hector Fellow Academy and the result­ing inter­dis­ci­pli­nary and scien­tific exchange among the members. Watch the video portrait about the research of Prof. Dr. Ralf Barten­schlager and his HFA-funded doctoral researcher Yannick Stahl with a click on the button below!