Julia Jellusova is a scientist in one of the University of Freiburg’s new Excellence Clusters: CIBSS – the Centre for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies. Her research group focuses on how the metabolism of immune cells controls their function and their ability to fight infection and cancer. She also explores how defects in the immune system can lead to autoimmune disease.
Julia has a passion for sharing her fascination of the immune system with young scientists and with the public. Aside from her research activities, she is also a writer and illustrator of children’s books, including a recent book entitled ‘Entdecke dein Immunsystem’.