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Helmholtz Zentrum Für Infektionsforschung (HZI)

Braunschweig, Germany

The HZI has one of the biggest and most modern animal research facilities in Europe. Genome wide collections (mouse and humans) of microRNA based shRNA libraries were established at the HZI by Dr. Zender’s group and will be available to the consortium.

Prof. Lars Zender

Prof. Lars Zender

Partner leader

Lars Zender, MD, is Professor of Experimental Gastrointestinal Oncology at Hannover Medical School, Germany and head of the Research group Chronic Infection and Cancer, which is located at the HZI in Braunschweig, and at Hannover Medical School. Prof. Zender has very high level expertise in the development of sophisticated animal models in liver cancer.

Staff members

  • Tae-Won Kang, PhD
  • Anja Kobold, technician
  • Anke Samuels, technician


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Project led by: Idibaps

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