The Leibniz Institute of Virology (LIV) is a research institute of interregional and international importance. The institute sees its sociopolitical and scientific mission in basic and application oriented research in the field of experimental virology. In accordance with the statutes of the institute, the focus of the work lies in the investigation of the biology of human pathogenic viruses, the pathogenesis of viral diseases, the defense reactions of the organism and related problems.


Leibniz Institute of Virology
Martinistraße 52
20251 Hamburg
T +49 40 480 51 - 0

Scientific Director:
Prof. Thomas Dobner

Administrative Director:
Dagmar Schröder-Huse

Julia Häberlein