Prof. Dr. Axel A. Brakhage

Prof. Dr. Axel A. Brakhage

Phone: +49 3641 532-1001 www.leibniz-hki.de

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Doctoral researchers

Oluwatosin Abdulsalam

Dr. rer. nat. Daniela Albrecht-Eckardt

Integration of transcriptome and proteome data from human-pathogenic fungi

Dr. rer. nat. Shayista Amin

ln vitro, in vivo and in ovo interactions of human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus

Dr. rer. nat. Hanka Brangsch

Dr. rer. nat. Hanka Brangsch

Control of heavy metal resistance genes in Streptomyces

Friedrich Schiller University

Institute of Microbiology - Microbial Communication

Dr. rer. nat. Melanie Brunsch

Deletion of dhc1 to investigate mating-dependent nuclear migration in the basidiomycete Schizophyllum commune

Friedrich Schiller University

Institute of Microbiology - Microbial Communication

Xiuqiang Chen

Dr. rer. nat. Juliane Fischer

Chromatin remodelling during fungal-bacterial interaction

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Michal Flak

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Martin Föge

Characterisation of receptors of the human-pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigates - How does the fungus communicate with the environment and the host?

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Daniela Freihorst

Microarray analyses and new pheromone receptors in Schizophyllum commune

Friedrich Schiller University

Institute of Microbiology - Microbial Communication

Dr. rer. nat. Marie Goldmann (née Röcker)

Identification of immunogenic components of Aspergillus fumigatus for vaccine development

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Benjamin Hanf

Cryo-stress of filamentous fungi

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Heddergott

Secretome Analysis / pathogenicity mechanisms of Arthroderma benhamiae

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Mai Hoang

Characterisation of Aspergillus fumigatus mutants regarding their interaction with human leucocytes

University Hospital Jena

Infections in hematology and oncology

Dr. rer. nat. Fabian Horn

Prediction of Gene Regulatory Networks Involved in the Differentiation, Secondary Metabolism and Cross Talk of Aspergillus nidulans

Lia Ivanova
Alexander Jügler

Dr. rer. nat. Sophia Keller

Analysis of the interaction of the human pathogenic fungus Aspergilllus fumigatus with immune effector cells by functional genomics

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Annika König
Dr. rer. nat. Stefanie König

Dr. rer. nat. Stefanie König

Mode of action and target identification of fungal secondary metabolites

Friedrich Schiller University

Institute of Pharmacy

Dr. rer. nat. Mario Krespach

Dr. rer. nat. Mario Krespach

Communication between Streptomyces iranensis and Aspergillus - the streptomycete´s inducing principle?

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Kristin Kroll

The hypoxic (low oxygen) response of the pathogenic mould Aspergillus fumigatus and its relevance to pathogenicity

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Ting Luo

Proteomic analysis of the Candida albicans secretome and its antigenic properties in the human host

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Derek Mattern

Metabolic Engineering and Bioprospecting of Natural Products in Filamentous Fungi

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Nadine Möbius

Molecular Basis of Bacterial-Fungal Symbioses

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

Biomolecular Chemistry

Dr. rer. nat. Sebastian Müller

Integrated genome-wide data analysis by ensemble learning methods to understand infection processes

Dr. rer. nat. Tina Netzker

Inducing the formation of fungal secondary metabolites by the interaction with Streptomyces

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Liubov Nikitashina

Dr. rer. nat. Hans-Wilhelm Nützmann

Criss-Cross" talk between filamentous fungi and streptomycetes "

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Hea-Reung Park

The intraphagocytic long-term survival of the mucormycotic agent Lichtheimia corymbifera

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

Jena Microbial Resource Collection

Annica Pschibul
Eric Ruhland

Dr. rer. nat. Mareike Scheven

Novel molecular mechanisms of iron sensing and homeostasis in Aspergillus fumigatus

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Franziska Schmidt

Virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus and Host-Pathogen Interactions

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Hella Schmidt

Interactions of the fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus with human macrophages

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Hanno Schoeler

Cellular detection of virulence factors of Aspergillus fumigatus and their effect on immune cells

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Paula Seibold

Dr. rer. nat. Iordana Shopova

Communication between human polymorphonuclear granulocytes and Aspergillus fumigatus

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Nathalie Stefani

Antimicrobial Effect of Nano-Rough Titanium Surfaces: Reduction of Microbial Adhesion and Mechanisms of Reduction

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Johannes Thürich

Dr. rer. nat. Johannes Thürich

Isolation and Characterization of Novel Biomolecules from Fungi Establishing Mutualistic or Pathogenic Interactions with Roots of Arabidopsis and Nicotiana Species

Friedrich Schiller University

Matthias Schleiden Institute - Plant Physiology

Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Thywißen

Molecular mechanisms of the interaction between Aspergillus fumigatus and alveolar macrophages

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Katja Tuppatsch

Redox regulation, development and hyphal growth in Aspergillus nidulans

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Sonja Türpitz

Dr. rer. nat. Vera Voltersen (née Pähtz)

The hypoxic response in the pathogenic mold Aspergillus fumigatus and its relevance to disease

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Jakob Weber

Discovery of secondary metabolites from Aspergillus fumigatus utilizing post-transcriptional histone modifications

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

Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Dr. rer. nat. Sophia Wirth

Volatilome of Schizophyllum commune

Friedrich Schiller University

Institute of Microbiology - Microbial Communication