Gianni Panagiotou

Prof. Dr. Gianni Panagiotou

Microbiome Dynamics · Head +49 3641 532-1759

Curriculum vitae

Main Research Areas
  • Medical & Environmental Metagenomics: human, mice, marine, plants;
  • Systems Biology: -omics integration, chemical-protein & protein-protein interaction networks; 
  • Synthetic Biology: genome-scale metabolic modelling, design of probiotics, discovery of postbiotics


Bruch A*, Lazarova V*, Krueger T, Schaeuble S, Kelani AA, Lehenberger P, Kniemeyer O, Panagiotou G, Blango MG (2024) Mod5 mediates a molecular trade-off between optimal gene expression and antifungal resistance. bioRxiv [Preprint]
Chen J, Lu RS, Diaz-Canestro C, Song E, Jia X, Liu Y, Wang C, Cheung CKY, Panagiotou G#, Xu A# (2024) Distinct changes in serum metabolites and lipid species in the onset and progression of NAFLD in obese Chinese. Comput Struct Biotechnol J 23(2024), 791-800.
Garcia-Morena D, Fernandez-Cantos MV, Lopez Escalera S, Lok J, Iannone V, Cancellieri P, Maathuis W, Panagiotou G, Aranzamendi C, El Aidy S, Kolehmainen M, El‑Nezami H, Wellejus A, Kuipers OP (2024) In-vitro influence of specific Bacteroidales strains on gut and liver health related to Metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease. Probiotics Antimicrob Proteins [Epub ahead of print]
Heilig L, Fariha N, Trinks N, Aimanianda V, Wong SSW, Fontaine T, Terpitz U, Strobel L, Lemauff F, Sheppard D, Schaeuble S, Kurzai O, Hünniger K, Weiss E, Vargas M, Howell PL, Panagiotou G, Wurster S, Einsele H, Löffler J (2024) CD56-mediated activation of human natural killer cells is triggered by Aspergillus fumigatus galactosaminogalactan. PLOS Pathog 20(6), e1012315.
Li H*, Zhang L*, Li J*, Wu Q*, Qian L, He J, Ni Y, Kovatcheva-Datchary P, Yuan R, Liu S, Shen L, Zhang M, Sheng B, Li P, Kang K, Wu L, Fang Q, Long X, Liu X, Wang X, Li Y, Ye Y, Ye J, Bao Y, Zhao Y, Xu G, Panagiotou G#, Xu A#, and Jia W# (2024) Resistant starch intake facilitates weight loss in humans by reshaping the gut microbiota. Nat Metab 6(3), 578-597.
Loos D*, Pereira da Costa Filho A*, Dutilh B E, Barber AE#, Panagiotou G# (2024) A global survey of host, aquatic, and soil microbiomes reveals shared abundance and genomic features between bacterial and fungal generalists. Cell Rep 43(4), 114046.
McIlroy SE#, Guibert I, Archana A, Chung WYH, Duffy JE, Gotama R, Hui J, Knowlton N, Leray M, Meyer C, Panagiotou G, Paulay G, Russell B, Thompson PD, Baker DM # (2024) Life goes on: Spatial heterogeneity promotes biodiversity in an urbanized coastal marine ecosystem. Glob Chang Biol 30(4), e17248.
Peng H, Schmiederer J, Chen X, Panagiotou G, Kries H# (2024) Controlling substrate- and stereospecificity of condensation domains in nonribosomal peptide synthetases. ACS Chem Bio 19(3), 599-606.
Senne de Oliveira Lino F*, Garg S*, Li SS, Misiakou MA, Kang K, Labate Vale da Costa B, Svend-Aage Beyer-Pedersen T, Guerra Giacon T, Basso TO, Panagiotou G, Sommer MOA# (2024) Strain dynamics of contaminating bacteria modulate the yield of ethanol biorefineries. Nat Commun 15(1), 5323.
Soll D*, Chu CF*, Sun S*, Lutz V, Arunkumar M, Gachechiladze M, Schäuble S, Alissa-Alkhalaf M, Nguyen T, Khalil MA, Garcia-Ribelles I, Mueller M, Buder K, Michalke B, Panagiotou G, Ziegler-Martin K, Benz P, Schatzlmaier P, Hiller K, Stockinger H, Luu M, Schober K, Moosmann C, Schamel WW, Huber M, Zielinski CE# (2024) Sodium chloride in the tumor microenvironment enhances T-cell metabolic fitness and cytotoxicity. Nat Immuno. [Accepted]