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Prof. Dr. Peter Valentin Weigand

Prof. Dr. Peter Valentin-Weigand is head of the Institute for Microbiology of the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover. He has many years of experience in research and teaching in the field of veterinary microbiology and infectious diseases. His research activities focus on molecular mechanisms of pathogenicity in bacterial infections of livestock (swine, cattle), in particular streptococci and mycobacteria. Furthermore, he is interested in vaccine research and in molecular epidemiology.