Welcome to the Systems Biology Centre BRICS!

BRICS is a joint research centre of the TU Braunschweig and the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research. The aim of BRICS is the investigation of infections, natural product formation and the development of bioengineering processes by Systems Biology methods.

BRICS-First German Society for Metabolome Research e.V.-DGMet-founded

Simulation of an Immunological Synapse

On 14.05.2019, the first German Society for Metabolome Research-DGMet-was founded at the BRICS. As initiators and organizers, Prof. Dr. Jerzy Adamski from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and Prof. Dr. Karsten Hiller (TU Braunschweig/HZI), together with 10 founding members founded DGMet.

Magazine of the TU Braunschweig

Picture credits: Dr. Janina Tokarz

Goodbye, experts of excellence!

Simulation of an Immunological Synapse

For two days, international scientists visited the Technische Universität Braunschweig. The BRICS was also involved in a tour of the premises and was able to inspire the experts with his work. Further information on the visit can be found in the

Magazine of the TU Braunschweig

Energy saving with creativity -CO₂ Challenge: BRICS receives prizes for creative and innovative ideas

Simulation of an Immunological Synapse

Save and win: At the end of the CO₂ Challenge, creative employees were awarded for their innovative energy-saving ideas. Their ideas help to significantly reduce the CO₂ footprint of the Technsche Universität Braunschweig.

Magazine of the TU Braunschweig

Picture credits: Amelie V. Güntner

Herpesvirus provides new insights into how the immune system works

Simulation of an Immunological Synapse

HZI researchers identify a tool with which aherpesvirus specifically attenuates the body's immune system.

HZI press release

Picture credits: HZI

How immune cells are armed

Simulation of an Immunological Synapse

HZI researchers have investigated the formation of immunological synapses over which immune cells exchange information.

HZI press release

Picture credits: HZI/Anastasios Siokis


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