Curriculum vitae

Forschungsschwerpunkte
  • Molekulare Zusammenhänge zwischen Stoffwechsel und Virulenz bei pathogenen Candida spp.
  • Die Rolle von Stoffwechselsignalen bei der Etablierung mikrobieller Gemeinschaften
  • Infektionsmodelle der Candidose
Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang
seit 2016 NWG-Leiterin, NWG Host Fungal Interfaces, ZIK Septomics, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
2014-2016 Assistant Professor-Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
2012-2016 Adjunct Faculty, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX, USA
2013-2014 Senior Research Associate, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
2007-2013 Post-doctoral fellow, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
2007 Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
2006-2007 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (PostDoc), Ottawa Health Research institute, Centre for Cancer Research, Ottawa, ON, Canada
2002-2006 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Oral Biology, Buffalo, NY, USA
2004 M.Sc., State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
2004 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, State University of New York at Buffalo, Physiology Department Buffalo, NY, USA
2001 M.Sc., Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Auszeichnungen · Ämter · wissenschaftliche Aktivitäten
seit 2021 Editor, Microbiology Spectrum
seit 2018 Editor, Frontiers in Microbiology
2014 Judge Travel Grant, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, San Antonio, TX, USA
2014 ISHAM Young Fellow Travel Award, American society for Microbiology, 12th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis, New Orleans, LA, USA
2011 Office of the Dean of McGovern Medical School Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Grant, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, TX, USA

Publikationen

Mirhakkak M, Schäuble S, Klassert T, Brunke S, Brandt P, Loos D, Uribe R, de Oliveira Lino FS, Ni Y, Vylkova S, Slevogt H, Hube B, Weiss G, Sommer M, Panagiotou G# (2021) Metabolic modeling predicts specific gut bacteria as key determinants for Candida albicans colonization levels. ISME J 15(5), 1257-1270.
Böttcher B, Hoffmann B, Garbe E, Weise T, Cseresnyés Z, Brandt P, Dietrich S, Driesch D, Figge MT, Vylkova S (2020) The transcription factor Stp2 is important for Candida albicans biofilm establishment and sustainability. Front Microbiol 11, 794.
Brandt P, Garbe E, Vylkova S (2020) Catch the wave: Metabolomic analyses in human pathogenic fungi. PLOS Pathog 16(8), e1008757. (Review)
Gerwien F, Dunker C, Brandt P, Garbe E, Jacobsen ID, Vylkova S (2020) Clinical Candida albicans vaginal isolates and a laboratory strain show divergent behaviors during macrophage interactions. mSphere 5(4), e00393-20.
Ruben S, Garbe E, Mogavero S, Albrecht-Eckardt D, Hellwig D, Häder A, Krüger T, Gerth K, Jacobsen ID, Elshafee O, Brunke S, Hünniger K, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage AA, Morschhäuser J, Hube B, Vylkova S, Kurzai O, Martin R (2020) Ahr1 and Tup1 contribute to the transcriptional control of virulence-associated genes in Candida albicans. mBio 11(2), e00206-20.
von Müller C, Bulman F, Wagner L, Rosenberger D, Marolda A, Kurzai O, Eißmann P, Jacobsen ID, Perner B, Hemmerich P, Vylkova S (2020) Active neutrophil responses counteract Candida albicans burn wound infection of ex vivo human skin explants. Sci Rep 10(1), 21818.
Wagner L, Bloos F, Vylkova S (2020) Bloodstream infection due to Enterobacter ludwigii, correlating with massive aggregation on the surface of a central venous catheter. Infection 48(6), 955-958.
Weise T, Böttcher B, Vylkova S (2020) Bioflux analysis. Protocols ,
Garbe E, Vylkova S (2019) Role of amino acid metabolism in the virulence of human pathogenic fungi. Curr Clin Micro Rpt [Epub ahead of print] (Review)
Vylkova S (2017) Environmental pH modulation by pathogenic fungi as a strategy to conquer the host. PLOS Pathog 13(2), e1006149.

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