BRICS - Braunschweig Integrated Centre of Systems Biology

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Welcome to the Systems Biology Centre BRICS!

BRICS is a joint research centre of the TU Braunschweig, the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research and the Leibniz Institute DSMZ, the German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH.

The aim of BRICS is the investigation of infections, natural product formation and the development of bioengineering processes by Systems Biology methods.


Rebenring 56
38106 Braunschweig
phone +49(0)531-391-55100


New BRICS joint project "HOMEO-HIRN" is founded by the Volkswagen Foundation


Two HZI scientists honoured as “Highly-cited researchers”

Alice McHardy and Jörg Vogel are among the world's most cited scientists

Corona-Infektionsverläufe simulieren, Gegenmaßnahmen bewerten

DLR und HZI kämpfen mit High-Performance-Computing gegen Corona

Virus-RNA in focus

TU Braunschweig supports the hospital in Wolfenbüttel with Covid-19-Tests


07 July 2020, 15:00

Guest lecture "TCA-cycle metabolite derivatives are strong inhibitors of SARS-CoV2"

We would like to invite you to join Christian Kanstrup Holm`s talk "TCA-cycle metabolite derivatives are strong inhibitors of SARS-CoV2" on Tuesday,…

11 December 2019 - 13 December 2019

Next DZIF bioinformatics workshop: “Introduction to R”

Increasingly, physicians and biologists are facing large amounts of data that can no longer be analyzed "by hand”. The R environment offers free…