Malaria 2: Frischknecht


AG Frischknecht: (from left standing) front: Hirdesh Kumar (guest student), Freddy Frischknecht (Group leader), Kartik Bane (PhD student), Konrad Beyer (PhD student)Madlen Konert (MSc student, alumna), mid: Miriam Ester (lab manager), Mirko Singer (PhD student), Dennis Klug (PhD student), Catherine Moreau (PhD student), Katharina Quadt (PhD student), Anna Battista (PhD student, AG Schwarz), Mendi Muthinja (PhD student), back: Noa Dahan (Postdoc), Ross Douglas (Postdoc), Gunnar Mair (Senior Postdoc), not in the picture: Jessica Kehrer (lab manager), Benjamin Spreng (PhD student).



Job offers


We have currently open positions for medical doctoral students as well as master students. We always welcome PhD students and postdocs who bring their own funding. If you are interested in working in a highly interactive team within an interdisciplinary environment using reverse genetic approaches, state-of-the-art microscopy techniques and are not afraid of new challenges and biophysical methods, please send us your CV, 2 letter of recommendation and a one page statement of motivation within a single pdf. We usually have some vacancies for short term stays of a minumum of 6 weeks. For those send an informal enquiry to “fratsch(at)”




Contact (postal address):

Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg

Zentrum für Infektiologie, Parasitologie

AG Frischknecht
Im Neuenheimer Feld 324

69120 Heidelberg



please note that we are located in building 326 (if you want to meet us): INF 326, 2nd floor, rooms 202 and 201


E-Mail: freddy.frischknecht(at)


You can also call either +49 (0)6221 566537 or +49 (0)6221 566546  to get in touch a bit quicker.




  • Life cycle: 

  • Walt Disney’s classic “The winged scourge”:

  • BBC documentary on malaria (part 1 of 6)):

  • 2007 documentary:

  • "Dr. Seuss On Malaria: This is Ann"

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  • Art and malaria:



  • Music and malaria:

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  • Malaria Museum in Dublin:



  • Others:

       Opens external link in new windowBarcelona against Alzheimer's, cancer and diabetes


       Opens external link in new windowDKFZ


       Opens external link in new windowBaden-Württemberg promotional movie


       Opens external link in new windowEMBL student symposia         


      Opens external link in new windowThe Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School (HBIGS)     


      Opens external link in new window The homepage for EMBL-Alumni


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Upcoming Event:

IWH-Symposium on Collective Cell Migration

Where? Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg (IWH)
When? July 14 & 15, 2015

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