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


Leung H, Long X, Ni Y, Qian L, Nychas E, Siliceo SL, Pohl D, Hanhineva K, Liu Y, Xu A, Nielsen HB, Belda E, Clément K, Loomba R, Li H, Jia W, Panagiotou G (2022) Risk assessment with gut microbiome and metabolite markers in NAFLD development. Sci Transl Med 14(648), eabk0855.
Russell TJ, De Silva EK, Crowley VM, Shaw-Saliba K, Dube N, Josling G, Pasaje CFA, Kouskoumvekaki I, Panagiotou G, Niles JC, Jacobs-Lorena M, Denise Okafor C, Gamo FJ, Llinás M# (2022) Inhibitors of ApiAP2 protein DNA binding exhibit multistage activity against Plasmodium parasites. PLOS Pathog 18(10), e1010887.
Tappe B, Lauruschkat C, Strobel L, Kurzai O, Rebhan S, Kraus S, Lauruschkat C, Garcia JP, Bussemer L, Possler L, Held M, Huenniger K, Kniemeyer O, Schäuble S, Brakhage AA, Panagiotou G, White L, Einsele H, Löffler J, Wurster S (2022) COVID-19 patients share common, corticosteroid-independent features of impaired host immunity to pathogenic molds. Front Immunol 13, 954985.
Zoran T, Seelbinder B, White PL, Price JS, Kraus S, Kurzai O, Linde J, Häder A, Loeffler C, Grigoleit GU, Einsele H, Panagiotou G, Loeffler J, Schäuble S (2022) Molecular profiling reveals characteristic and decisive signatures in patients after allogeneic stem cell transplantation suffering from invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. J Fungi (Basel) 8(2), 171.
Barber AE*, Sae-Ong T*, Kang K, Seelbinder S, Li J, Walther G, Panagiotou G# & Kurzai O# (2021) Aspergillus fumigatus pan-genome analysis identifies genetic variants associated with human infection. Nat Microbiol 6(12), 1526-1536.
Boysen JM, Saeed N, Wolf T, Panagiotou G, Hillmann F (2021) The peroxiredoxin asp f3 acts as redox sensor in Aspergillus fumigatus. Genes 12(5), 668.
Kang K, Imamovic L, Misiakou M, Sørensen MB, Heshiki Y, Ni Y, Zheng T, Li J, Ellabaan MMH, Colomer-Lluch M, Rode AA, Bytzer P, Panagiotou G#, Sommer MOA (corresponding author#) (2021) Expansion and persistence of antibiotic-specific resistance genes following antibiotic treatment. Gut Microbes 13(1), 1-19.
Lauruschkat CD, Etter S, Schnack E, Ebel F, Schäuble S, Page L, Rümens D, Dragan M, Schlegel N, Panagiotou G, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage AA, Einsele H, Wurster S, Loeffler J (2021) Chronic occupational mold exposure drives expansion of Aspergillus-reactive type 1 and type 2 T-helper cell responses. J Fungi 7(9), 698.
Loos D*, Zhang L, Beemelmanns C, Kurzai O, Panagiotou G# (2021) DAnIEL: A user-friendly web server for fungal ITS amplicon sequencing data. Front Microbiol 12, 720513.
Marfil-Sanchez A*, Seelbinder B *, Ni Y, Varga J, Berta J, Hollosi V, Dome B, Megyesfalvi Z, Dulka E, Galffy G, Weiss GJ, Panagiotou G#, Zoltan Lohinai Z# (2021) Gut microbiome functionality might be associated with exercise tolerance and recurrence of resected early-stage lung cancer patients. PLOS One 16(11), e0259898.