Prof. Dr. Carsten Watzl

Prof. Dr. Carsten Watzl, Leibniz Research Center in Dortmund (IfADo)

Carsten Watzl is a scientific director and the head of the department of Immunology at the Leibniz Research Center in Dortmund (IfADo) and secretary general of the German Society for Immunology.


The title of his Keynote will be:

“What COVID-19 Vaccinations can teach us about the immune system“





Prof. Dr. Luciana Besedovsky

Sleep and Immune System (Fig. by Prof. Luciana Besedovsky)

Luciana Besedovsky is a professor at the Institute of Medical Psychology at LMU Munich and investigates effects of sleep on the immune system.



The title of her Keynote will be:

“Why sleeping in is not a waste of time: on the importance of sleep for our immune system“




Prof. Dr. Martin Walter

Prof. Dr. Martin Walter, Universitätsklinikum Jena

Martin Walter is the Director of the Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie at the Universitätsklinikum Jena.



The title of his Keynote will be:

“Somato-mental wellbeing und Neuropsychoimmunologie großer psychiatrischer Erkrankungen”