Dr. Sebastian Ulbert
Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology, Deputy Director
Dr. Ulbert is deputy director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology (IZI) in Leipzig and head of the department for vaccines and infection models. After studying biology at Tübingen University he did a PhD at the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam. From 2003 to 2006 he was a Postdoc at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg. In 2006 he joined Fraunhofer IZI and completed his habilitation in experimental virology at Leipzig University in 2014. His research focusses on the development of technologies for the prevention and detection of infectious diseases, especially emerging zoonotic virus infections.