About Us

Infection Biology

Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. David Vöhringer

The Department of Infection Biology

The Department of Infection Biology is an independent department at the Institute of Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene at the Universitätsklinikum Erlangen. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. David Vöhringer who was appointed a W2 professorship at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg in October 2010.

The main focus of our research activities is to characterize fundamental mechanisms of the immune system that regulate allergic reactions and protective immunity against pathogens.


Department of Infection Biology

Wasserturmstraße 3/5
91054 Erlangen

Phone Office: 0049 9131 85-32735
Phone Lab: 0049 9131 85-32734
Fax: 0049 9131 85-32733
E-mail: david.voehringer