Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNI) is the largest institute of Germany for services, training and research tropical diseases and emerging infections. The institute is located in Hamburg and was established in 1900. The institute is dedicated to research, treatment, training and therapy of tropical and infectious diseases. The institute is taken care by the Federal Ministry of Health (Germany) and the Government Agency for Social Affairs, Family Affairs, Health and Environment of Hamburg. There have been ample of contributions from the institute which includes the identification of causative agent, the causative agent of trench fever, the identification of Marburg virus in electron microscopy, etc. Services of the institute include specific laboratory diagnostics of tropical diseases, emerging and other rare infections, a close co-operation with the German army as well as consultation of the scientific community, industry, politics and the public, which greatly contribute to the national standing of the institute. Teaching activities include a 3-months, full-time course on all aspects of tropical medicine for physicians, further a structured training programme for PhD students and a number of activities of continuing education in topics related to travel medicine and international health. As a research institute of national importance, the institute is a member of the Leibniz Association and jointly funded by the Federal Government, the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and the other Federal States.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.