HZDR Research Site Leipzig
Interdisciplinary Isotope Research
In Leipzig scientists of the HZDR use and develop radiolabelled substances. They work on the following issues:
Transport of (toxic) matter in geological systems
Acting head: Dr. Holger Lippold
Phone: +49 341 235-2455
Molecular probes for the investigation of brain diseases (neurodegeneration and brain cancer)
This research is performed by scientists of the Institute of Radiopharmaceutical Cancer Research.
Courses on Radiation Protection
In Leipzig the HZDR offers special courses on radiation protection.
Contact person: Dr. Uta Gottschalch
Phone: +49 341 235-2336
How to get to the HZDR Research Site Leipzig
The HZDR Research Site Leipzig is located on the premises of the Wissenschaftspark Leipzig close to the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ. It traces back to the Institute for Isotope Research (IIF), founded in 1998 and integrated into the HZDR on January 1, 2010.
04318 Leipzig / Germany
Building 9.3 is about 50 meters off the main entrance on the right hand side, secretariat: 1. floor, room 217.
Directions to the HZDR Research Site Leipzig
On A14 highway take exit marked "Leipzig-Ost" and head for Stadtzentrum - City Center (~ 4 km). The main entrance of the "Wissenschaftspark" is on your right hand side.
From Leipzig Central Station take tram No. 3 in the "Sommerfeld" direction or in the "Taucha" direction. After about 15 minutes get out at stop "Torgauer/ Permoserstraße", cross the street and follow the street Permoserstraße in eastern direction. After about 200 metres you will find the main entrance of the "Wissenschaftspark".
From Leipzig/Halle Airport, take the train (regional express) to the Leipzig Central Station. From the Central Station, take tram No. 3 in the "Sommerfeld" direction or No. 13 in the "Taucha" direction.
A taxi from Leipzig Central Station to the Wissenschaftspark/UFZ costs about EURO 10. The fare from Leipzig-Halle Airport is about EURO 30.