Johannes Pollmächer
Main Research Areas
  • Topic of the PhD thesis: "Development of a multiscale framework to simulate host-pathogen interactions"
  • agent-based modelling and simulation of host-pathogen interactions
  • modelling the early immune response towards conidia of Aspergillus fumigatus in human alveoli
  • hybrid multiscale modelling of biological systems on molecular and cellular scales
Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

2016 PhD in Bioinformatics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
2011 B.Sc. in Computer Science at the University of Leipzig
2009 1st State Examination in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Leipzig

Pollmächer J, Timme S, Schuster S, Brakhage AA, Zipfel PF, Figge MT (2016) Deciphering the counterplay of Aspergillus fumigatus infection and host inflammation by evolutionary games on graphs. Sci Rep 6, 27807. Details PubMed Open Access PDF Supplement

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

Pollmächer J, Figge MT (2015) Deciphering chemokine properties by a hybrid agent-based model of Aspergillus fumigatus infection in human alveoli. Frontiers in Microbiology 6(503), Details PubMed Open Access

Pollmächer J, Figge MT (2014) Agent-based model of human alveoli predicts chemotactic signaling by epithelial cells during early Aspergillus fumigatus infection. PLOS ONE 9(10), e111630. Details PubMed Open Access

Horn F, Heinekamp T, Kniemeyer O, Pollmächer J, Valiante V, Brakhage AA (2012) Systems biology of fungal infection. Front Microbiol 3, 108. Details PubMed Open Access