"medac" research award for publication

From left: Nikolaus Graf zu Stolberg (Director of medac GmbH), S. Brunke, K. Ishida, G. Shabuer, M. Roth, H.-M. Dahse, R. Martin, P. Hortschansky, M. Schreiner, A. Wartenberg, Axel Brakhage (Director of HKI). Source: M. Ramm, HKI.

The pharmaceutical company medac GmbH, located in Wedel, Germany, has a long tradition of supporting research and science. The medac research award is specifically aimed at young scientist here at the HKI whose work is an outstanding example for interdisciplinary science. This year, three publications have been honored, one of them led by researchers in our department:

Wartenberg A, Linde J, Martin R, Schreiner M, Horn F, Jacobsen ID, Jenull S, Wolf T, Kuchler K, Guthke R, Kurzai O, Forche A, d'Enfert C, Brunke S, Hube B (2014) Microevolution of Candida albicans in macrophages restores filamentation in a nonfilamentous mutant. PLoS Genetics 10, e1004824.

We congratulate Anja Wartenberg (MPM), Jörg Linde (Systems Biology and Bioinformatics), Ronny Martin (Fungal Septomics), Maria Schreiner (former MPM), Fabian Horn (former Systems Biology and Bioinformatics), Thomas Wolf (Systems Biology and Bioinformatics) and Sascha Brunke (MPM)!

You will find further information on the main HKI website.