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EHLRS Lecture Series

This Lecture Series is part of the mandatory introductory module of the Environmental Health and Lung Research School, but it is open to everyone at Helmholtz Munich who is interested. The lectures usually take place on Thursdays, 9-10 am (but: see exceptions in 'Environmental Factors, Gene-Environment interactions/ epigenetics, impact on (lung) health'), online via Zoom.

For links, please register with melanie.penning@helmholtz-munich.de


Normal lung physiology (Mechanics, Structure, Function)

Thu, Oct 13, 2022

Lung structure: From the upper airways to the alveolar-capillary unit

PD Dr. Claudia Staab-Weijnitz

Thu, Oct 20, 2022

Lung Mechanics and Lung Function Measurements

Dr. Ulrich Zißler

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

Pulmonary perfusion and oxygen transport

PD Dr. Claudia Staab-Weijnitz

Chronic Lung Diseases

Thu, Nov 3, 2022


Dr. Aicha Jeridi

Thu, Nov 10, 2022


Dr. Constanze Jakwerth/ Dr. Sabina Illi

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Interstitial Lung Disease

Dr. Adrian Fischer

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Lung Cancer

PD Dr. Amanda Tufman

Human-microbe-virus interactions


Functional role of virome in chronic lung diseases and allergy

Prof. Dr. Li Deng

Thu, Dec 8, 2022

The microbiome of the respiratory system - Interface between our body and environment

Prof. Dr. Michael Schloter

Thu, Dec 15, 2022

Host-environment interactions in allergic rhinitis

Mehmet Gökkaya

Thu, Dec 22, 2022

Bugs do not come alone: co-exposure in the pathophysiology of respiratory allergy and infection

PD Dr. Stefanie Gilles

Environmental Factors, Gene-Environment interactions/ epigenetics, impact on (lung) health

Thu, Mar 16, 2023

Introductory lecture for environmental epidemiology

Prof. Dr. Annette Peters

Thu, Feb 23,2023;

13.15h - 15.20h


Genetic epidemiology of Asthma and gene-environment interactions (13.15h-14.15h)

Dr. Marie Standl

Environment and lung epidemiology (14.20h-15.20h)

Dr. Stefan Karrasch

Thu, Jan 12, 2023

The farm effect: preventing asthma and allergies

Dr. Sabina Illi

Translational strategies – how to “bench to bedside”, regulatory package, patents


Phage therapy application in Germany and beyond

Prof. Dr. Li Deng

Thu, Jan 26, 2023

Gene Therapy

Dr. Martin Mück-Häusl

Thu, Feb 2, 2023


PD Dr. Natalie Garzorz-Stark

Thu, Feb 9, 2023


Dr. Dimitrii Pogorelov

Thu, Feb 16, 2023

Clinical studies for non-clinician scientists: why, when, how?

PD Dr. Adam Chaker