The Interfaculty Institute for Microbiology and Infection Medicine Tübingen (IMIT) was founded in 2009, merging the Institute for Microbiology (Faculty of Science) and the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene (Faculty of Medicine). IMIT is the first institute of its kind in Germany and comprises six full professorships, two associate professorships, two assistant professorships, and several junior research groups.
The IMIT consists of the following ten units:
From The Faculty of Science:
From the Faculty of Medicine:
From Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Science:
IMIT is supported and evaluated by an international scientific board of advisors which convenes every other year.
Scientific Board of Advisors of IMIT
Prof. Dr. Volkmar Braun (MPI für Entwicklungsbiologie, Tübingen)
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Hardt (ETH, Zürich)
Prof. Dr. Dr. Jürgen Heesemann (LMU, München)
Prof. Dr. Dirk Heinz (HZI, Braunschweig)
Prof. Dr. Hauke Hennecke (ETH, Zürich)
Prof. Dr. Andrei Lupas (MPI für Entwicklungsbiologie, Tübingen)