Ulrike Protzer is a Professor for Virology at TUM and spokesperson for the Bavarian alliance "FOR-COVID".
"SARS-CoV2: From Discovery to Vaccination" was the title of the lecture by Prof. Ulrike Protzer, Director of the Institute of Virology at TUM
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Recordings of the public COVID-19 Lectures seriesCovid-19: Insights into current research

The pandemic has shown how central science is for many areas of society: researchers are creating new knowledge about the virus, they are developing vaccines and treatment options, and they are advising politicians and industry. In a public online lecture series leading scientists from TUM and the Klinikum rechts der Isar provided insights into their current research on the pandemic - highlighting various disciplines.

The lecture series was held in German and English language.

Recordings of all lectures

13.01.2021 How does the Human Body manage the Corona Virus?

Prof. Percy Knolle, Professorship of Molecular Immunology, TUM School of Medicine. Lecture in English. Recording on YouTube

20.01.2021 – SARS-CoV2: From Discovery to Vaccination

Prof. Ulrike Protzer, Director of the Institute of Virology, TUM School of Medicine. Lecture in English. Recording on YouTube

27.01.2021 – Distributive Justice in the Pandemic: ICU Triage and Vaccine Allocation

Prof. Alena Buyx, Professorship of Ethics in Medicine and Health Technologies, TUM School of Medicine. Lecture in German. Recording on YouTube

03.02.2021 – Dimensions of Psychological Distress in the Pandemic

Prof. Peter Hennigsen, Director of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Rechts der Isar Hospital. Lecture in German. Recording on YouTube

10.02.2021 – Effects of the Pandemic on Companies and the Way We Work

Prof. Isabell Welpe, Professorship of Strategy and Organization, TUM School of Management. Lecture in German.

17.02.2021 – The fundamental Right to Life and Health. Legal and Ethical Reasons for Restrictions on Freedom in the Pandemic

Prof. Dirk Heckmann, Professorship of Law and Security of Digitization, TUM School of Governance / Department of Informatics. Lecture in German. Recording on YouTube

24.02.2021 – COVID-19: Pandemics in Global Health

Prof. Andrea Winkler, Director of the Center for Global Health; Senior physician for neurology, Rechts der Isar Hospital;
Prof. Clarissa Prazeres da Costa, Director of the Center for Global Health; Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, TUM School of Medicine. 

Dr. Amuasi, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi, Ghana
Dr. Fabian Leendertz, Robert Koch Institute Berlin, Germany
Prof. Faith Osier, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Lecture in English. Recording on YouTube

More information:

  • Host: Prof. Dr. Marion Kiechle, Director of the Women's Clinic at the Rechts der Isar Hospital and former Bavarian State Minister for Science and the Arts.

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Scientists at TUM and Klinikum rechts der Isar are intensively involved in the pandemic response. In the National Network of University Medicine on Covid-19, the Klinikum rechts der Isar cooperates for this purpose with university hospitals throughout Germany.

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Prof. Percy Knolle, director of the Institute of Molecular Immunology at TUM

"The infection needs to be controlled at an early stage"

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On the trail of the genetic code

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Fighting corona with machine learning

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"We shouldn't withdraw into the virtual world"

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