Intramural Funding

  • The work on HIV persistence in the brain is supported by funding of the Institute of Virology.
  • The work on novel HIV inhibitors is supported by competitive funds given for Developmental Projects (1 Post-Doc and consumables; Administrated by Innovation Management Unit

Extramural Funding


  • Funding in the context of the Helmholtz Intitative “Synthetic Biology” (SynBio) (one PhD student and consumables)
  • Industrial support:  Collaboration with Sanofi-Aventis (libraries and know-how provided by industrial partner).
  • EKFS (Else Kröner-Fresenius Stiftung) (since 2013): “Importance of cellular restriction factors for HIV-1 control and AIDS progression.”
  • Identification and Molecular Analysis of  novel HIV-inhibotry molecues. Life Science Foundation. CoPI with Prof. Dr. Jörg Durner, HelmholtzZentrum münchen und TUM. 09/2008 bis 09/2012 (one post-doc and consumables)
  • Subproject „Influence of nuclear architecture on gene vector persistence and expression“; DFG-Schwerpunktprojekt SPP1230 „Mechanisms of gene vector entry and persistence“. Co-PI with PD. Dr. Steffen Dietzel, LMU, München. 03/2006 bis 12/2008 (one PhD student and consumables) 
  • Subproject A2 “Monitoring expression-related changes in gene topology in nuclei of living cells” in the DFG-Collaborative Research Center /Transregio 6007 “Chromatin: Assembly and Inheritance of Regulatory States”. Co-PI with Prof. Dr. Thomas Cremer, LMU, München. 01/2002 bis 12/2008 (two PhD students and consumables).