Dirk Haller

Research Area: Diet, Health and Disease

Technical University of Munich


Full Professor and Chair of Nutrition and Immunology, Director of the Institute for Food & Health (ZIEL)



  • Inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer
  • Microbe-host interactions in gnotobiotic mouse models
  • Microbiome analysis of human populations and patients
  • Metabolic regulation of intestinal epithelial cell homeostasis
Other activities
  • Coordinator the DFG Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1371 – Microbiome Signatures
  • Coordinator of the DFG Priority Program (SPP) 1656 – Intestinal Microbiota
  • Member of the DFG Senate Commission on Food Safety (SKLM)
  • ERC Panel Head, Infection and Immunity, Consolidator
  • ICREA Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies Evaluator Committee
  • Associate Editor Mucosal Immunology and Journal of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Board Member of the German Society of Nutrition (DGE)


Dirk Haller profile

Dirk Haller