INBIONET, acronym standing for “INfection BIOlogy Training NETwork”, at the interface between microbiology, immunology and cellular biology, aims to explore some of the most novel themes that are beginning to emerge in the mechanisms by which pathogens manipulate host defence responses. Further, it is expected that this knowledge will lead to the development of innovative therapies based on the modulation of the host-pathogen interface.


The project is funded under the Marie Curie Initial Training Network scheme (ITN) as part of the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) and will run from the 1st of January 2013 to 31st of December 2016. During the 4-year duration of the project a total of 15 fellows will receive training in all areas of infection biology research.


The Network integrates seven academic groups internationally recognized in the fields of microbial pathogenesis, innate immunity and molecular recognition, and intensive research SME, Preclin Biosystems, a multinational pharmaceutical company, Sanofi-Aventis, and is further supported by one associated partner (ParcBit, technological part).

Outreach & News

INBIONET selected for highlight in May's Edition of CORDIS results magazine.

The INBIONET Project has been chosen by the European Commisons's Project Officer and CORDIS Editorial Team for highlight in May 2017 edition of EU Results Magazine.  You can read the "Results in Brief" article here.

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Francisco Dominguez successfully completes his PhD viva at the University of St. Andrews








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What is a molecular microbiologist?

Kora Przybyszewska endeavours to define the role of a "Molecular Microbiologist"

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Microbiota, colibactin and colon cancer: a snaphot

Barbara Corelli takes a brief look at Microbiota, colibactin and colon cancer in this, her final INBIONET report.

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