Academic Career and Research Areas
Friederike Ebner studied biotechnology at the Technical University of Berlin and Dongseo University in Busan, South Korea. As a research associate in cell and neurobiology at the Charité University Hospital, she received her PhD in biology from Humboldt University in Berlin in 2014. She then researched and taught as a postdoctoral fellow in immunology at the Department of Veterinary Medicine at Freie Universität Berlin, where she was appointed as an assistant professor in 2021. Prof. Friederike Ebner is the appointed Professor of Infection Pathogenesis at TUM as of January 2023.
Friederike Ebner conducts research on the immunobiology of parasite infections. She studies the interactions of gastrointestinal helminths and the immune system of animals and humans to understand how immunity develops or how parasites evade the immune response. Her goal is to derive intervention and vaccination approaches. She also develops infection and disease models for biomedicine and human medicine.