Teresa Lehnert

Dr. Teresa Lehnert

Applied Systems Biology · CSCC

Phone: +49 3641 532-1409 Fax: +49 3641 532-2409 Email: teresa.lehnert@leibniz-hki.de

Main Research Areas
  • computer simulation of virtual infection models with Candida albicans 
  • population-based, state-based and agent-based modelling of immune responses to C. albicans 
  • estimation of a priori unknown model parameter using global optimization algorithms
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Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

since 2016 Postdoctoral researcher in the group Applied Systems Biology at Hans Knöll Institute
2017 PhD in bioinformatics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
2011 Diploma in bioinformatics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Publications

Duggan S, Essig F, Hünniger K, Mokhtari Z, Bauer L, Lehnert T, Brandes S, Häder A, Jacobsen ID, Martin R, Figge MT, Kurzai O (2015) Neutrophil activation by Candida glabrata but not Candida albicans promotes fungal uptake by monocytes. Cell Microbiol 17(9), 1259-1276. Details PubMed

Hünniger K, Bieber K, Martin R, Lehnert T, Figge MT, Löffler J, Guo R, Riedemann N, Kurzai O (2015) A second stimulus required for enhanced antifungal activity of human neutrophils in blood is provided by anaphylatoxin C5a. The Journal of Immunology 194(3), 1199-1210. Details PubMed

Lehnert T*, Timme S*, Pollmächer J, Hünniger K, Kurzai O, Figge MT (2015) Bottom-up modeling approach for the quantitative estimation of parameters in pathogen-host interactions. Frontiers in Microbiology 6(608), *authors contributed equally. Details PubMed Open Access

Hünniger K*, Lehnert T*, Bieber K, Martin R, Figge MT⁺, Kurzai O⁺ (2014) A virtual infection model quantifies innate effector mechanisms and Candida albicans immune escape in human blood. PLoS Comput Biol 10(2), e1003479, */⁺authors contributed equally. Details PubMed Open Access

Mech F, Wilson D, Lehnert T, Hube B, Figge MT (2014) Epithelial invasion outcompetes hypha development during Candida albicans infection as revealed by an image-based systems biology approach. Cytometry A 85(2), 126-139. Details PubMed

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