Organization & Faculty

Executive Board


Prof. Dr. Peter Valentin-Weigand


Vice Director

Prof. Dr. Andreas Beineke

Program speakers

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Baumgärtner, PhD (Systems Neuroscience)

Prof. Dr. Bernd Lepenies (Veterinary Research and Animal Biology)

Prof. Dr. Peter Valentin-Weigand (Animal and Zoonotic Infections)


Scientific staff representative

Ina Leiter, PhD


Student representative

Pascal Hoffmann (PhD programme Veterinary Research and Animal Biology)



Advisory members



Apl.Prof.'in Dr. Beatrice Grummer


Vice president for research

Prof. Dr. Hassan Naim

Governance structure of the HGNI

Members Faculty