Johannes vom Berg

Institute of Laboratory Animal Science

University of Zurich

Johannes vom Berg

Johannes vom Berg has been a junior group leader at the Institute of Laboratory Animal Science, University of Zurich, Switzerland since 2015. He also directed the mouse-transgenesis core facility of the University of Zurich from 2014-2018. He studied biology and molecular medicine in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany with a research stay at the University of Calgary, Canada. Johannes received his PhD from the Institute of Experimental Immunology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland 2012 where he also worked as a postdoctoral fellow before joining the Institute of Laboratory Animal Science. For his work on the inflammatory aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and immunotherapy of brain cancer he received the best Phd Award 2012 from the Neuroscience Center Zurich and the Herbert Fischer Postdoctoral Price 2014 from the German Society for Immunology. His main research interest is in neuroimmunology, with a focus on local combination immunotherapy of brain tumors and local delivery of biologics. His laboratory combines synthetic biology, protein and genetic engineering and various in vivo and ex vivo techniques.