Betty Hebecker
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Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

09/2012-05/2016 Post Doc, Department MI, HKI, Jena
07–09/2011 Post Doc, Department MPM, HKI, Jena
2007–2011 PhD student, Department MPM, HKI, Jena
10–12/2007 Scientific Co-worker, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin
06–10/2006 PhD student, Leibniz Institute for Age Research
2000–2006 Study of Biology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
2005–2006 Diploma thesis, Max Plank Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena

Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities

2007 DMykG poster award
03-08/2003 ERASMUS scholarship at the Vrije University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publications

Allert S*, Förster TM*, Svensson CM, Richardson JP, Pawlik T, Hebecker B, Rudolphi S, Juraschitz M, Schaller M, Blagojevic M, Morschhäuser J, Figge MT, Jacobsen ID, Naglik JR, Kasper L, Mogavero S, Hube B; *authors contributed equally (2018) Candida albicans-induced epithelial damage mediates translocation through intestinal barriers. mBio 9(3), e00915. Details PubMed Open Access

Schirbel A, Shouval DS, Hebecker B, Hube B, Sturm A, Werner L (2018) Intestinal epithelial cells and T cells differentially recognize and respond to Candida albicans yeast and hypha. Eur J Immunol 48(11), 1826-1837. Details PubMed Open Access PDF

Mailänder-Sánchez D, Braunsdorf C, Grumaz C, Müller C, Lorenz S, Stevens P, Wagener J, Hebecker B, Hube B, Bracher F, Sohn K, Schaller M (2017) Antifungal defense of probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG is mediated by blocking adhesion and nutrient depletion. PLOS ONE 12(10), e0184438. Details PubMed Open Access

Hebecker B, Vlaic S, Conrad T, Bauer M, Brunke S, Kapitan M, Linde J, Hube B, Jacobsen ID (2016) Dual-species transcriptional profiling during systemic candidiasis reveals organ-specific host-pathogen interactions. Sci Rep 6, 36055. Details PubMed Open Access PDF

Moyes DL*, Wilson D*, Richardson JP*, Mogavero S*, Tang SX, Wernecke J, Höfs S, Gratacap RL, Robbins J, Runglall M, Murciano C, Blagojevic M, Thavaraj S, Förster TM, Hebecker B, Kasper L, Vizcay G, Iancu SI, Kichik N, Häder A, Kurzai O, Luo T, Krüger T, Kniemeyer O, Cota E, Bader O, Wheeler RT, Gutsmann T, Hube B, Naglik JR (2016) Candidalysin is a fungal peptide toxin critical for mucosal infection. Nature 532(7597), 64-68. Details PubMed Open Access

Hebecker B, Naglik JR, Hube B, Jacobsen ID (2014) Pathogenicity mechanisms and host response during oral Candida albicans infections. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 12(7), 867-879. (Review) Details PubMed

Wilson D, Hebecker B, Moyes DL, Miramón P, Jablonowski N, Wisgott S, Allert S, Naglik JR, Hube B (2013) Clotrimazole dampens vaginal inflammation and neutrophil infiltration in response to Candida albicans infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57(10), 5178-5180. Details PubMed

Jacobsen ID, Wilson D, Wächtler B, Brunke S, Naglik JR, Hube B (2012) Candida albicans dimorphism as a therapeutic target. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 10(1), 85-93. (Review) Details PubMed

Wächtler B, Citiulo F, Jablonowski N, Förster S, Dalle F, Schaller M, Wilson D, Hube B (2012) Candida albicans-epithelial interactions: dissecting the roles of active penetration, induced endocytosis and host factors on the infection process. PLOS One 7(5), e36952. Details PubMed

Martin R, Wächtler B, Schaller M, Wilson D, Hube B (2011) Host-pathogen interactions and virulence-associated genes during Candida albicans oral infections. Int J Med Microbiol 301(5), 417-422. (Review) Details PubMed

Naglik JR, Moyes DL, Wächtler B, Hube B (2011) Candida albicans interactions with epithelial cells and mucosal immunity. Microbes Infect 13(12-13), 963-976. (Review) Details PubMed

Wächtler B, Wilson D, Haedicke K, Dalle F, Hube B (2011) From attachment to damage: defined genes of Candida albicans mediate adhesion, invasion and damage during interaction with oral epithelial cells. PLOS One 6(2), e17046. Details PubMed Open Access

Wächtler B, Wilson D, Hube B (2011) Candida albicans adhesion to and invasion and damage of vaginal epithelial cells: stage-specific inhibition by clotrimazole and bifonazole. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55(9), 4436-4439. Details PubMed

Dalle F, Wächtler B, L'Ollivier C, Holland G, Bannert N, Wilson D, Labruère C, Bonnin A, Hube B (2010) Cellular interactions of Candida albicans with human oral epithelial cells and enterocytes. Cell Microbiol 12(2), 248-271. Details PubMed

Schmidt A, Wächtler B, Temp U, Krekling T, Séguin A, Gershenzon J (2010) A bifunctional geranyl and geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase is involved in terpene oleoresin formation in Picea abies. Plant Physiol 152(2), 639-655. Details PubMed

Waechtler B, Hube B (2010) Die Phasen des Invasionsprozesses von Candida albicans. DERM (5), 332-336. Details

Wilson D, Thewes S, Zakikhany K, Fradin C, Albrecht A, Almeida R, Brunke S, Grosse K, Martin R, Mayer F, Leonhardt I, Schild L, Seider K, Skibbe M, Slesiona S, Waechtler B, Jacobsen I, Hube B (2009) Identifying infection-associated genes of Candida albicans in the postgenomic era. FEMS Yeast Res 9(5), 688-700. (Review) Details PubMed