Host Institution

Dresden as a congress site

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The city of Dresden has become one of the liveliest cities in Europe. It unites historical, architectural and cultural treasures with a vibrant, up to date research environment in many disciplines, most importantly biomedical sciences. In addition, the city of Dresden offers an outstanding infrastructure and a great hospitality.

Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)

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TU Dresden

TU Dresden

TU Dresden

  • Five schools with 18 faculties
  • > 33.500 students, including 7.808 1st year students and 13 % of students from abroad 
  • 6.620 budgetarily financed employees
  • External funding of 257.7 million Euro 
  • Since 2012, the TUD is one of the eleven Excellence Initiative universities in Germany

Hosting groups

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Thonningia sanguinea

Thonningia sanguinea

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At the Chair of Molecular Cell Physiology & Endocrinology of the Faculty of Biology natural compound research is focused on 

  • consumer protection 
  • breast cancer prevention
  • doping prevention 
  • basic scientific research in the interaction of signaling cascades
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Fruits of Xylopia aethiopica

Fruits of Xylopia aethiopica

Fruits of Xylopia aethiopica © Thea Lautenschlager

At the Chair of Botany of the Faculty of Biology ethnobotanical research is focussed on 

  • documentation of traditional knowledge in Africa and Iran
  • creation of a Botanical Garden in Uíge (Angola) for cultivation of medicinal plants

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Maria Richter-Babekoff
Letzte Änderung: 09.09.2018