Melissa Wich

Melissa Wich

melissa.wich@jsmc.info

Friedrich Schiller University

Center for Molecular Biomedicine (CMB) - Cell Biology

Regulation of antibody production and functionality during Candida albicans infections

Candida albicans is a benign member of the human microbiota, but can become a lethal pathogen in immunocompromised hosts. As it plays a substantial and increasing role in nosocomial infections, and resistances to the few available antifungal agents arise.

PhD start: 11/01/2017

Supervisors

Prof. Dr. Berit Jungnickel

Prof. Dr. Berit Jungnickel

Friedrich Schiller University

Center for Molecular Biomedicine (CMB) - Cell Biology

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Hube

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Hube

Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute (HKI)

Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms