Sabine Mihm graduated in immunology from University of Bochum, Germany, with a Diploma degree in 1985. She then joined the Department of Immunology at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) Heidelberg where she was trained in T-cell immunology. She graduated from University of Heidelberg with a doctorate degree in 1988. She spent further 4 years within the Department of Immunology now examining the redox regulation of HIV replication and transcription factor DNA-binding activity. In 1992, she started working on the pathogenesis of liver disease in chronic HCV infection at the University Medical Center Goettingen. Dr. Mihm obtained her postdoctoral lecture qualification in experimental medicine in 1998, and since 2006 she is holding an academic tenured faculty position. She is funded by the German Research Foundation and the European Commission. While being on a 2-year leave at a biotechnology company in Sydney, Australia, her major interest is to understand the functional impact of host genetic polymorphisms in innate immune response genes and receptors in host-pathogen interactions.
Biography Updated on 15 April 2011