Shedding light on the infection strategy of an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).

Das Epstein-Barr-Virus (EBV). © Georg Bornkamm/Helmholtz Zentrum München

The research groups of Wolfgang Hammerschmidt and Antonio Scialdone have found out how the Epstein-Barr virus establishes long-term infection and reprograms human B lymphocytes. For more details please see the press release here.