Award-winning publications

Double award from the DMykG Foundation for the department

Dr. Marina Pekmezovic and Dr. Philipp Kämmer each received a science and publication award, respectively, from the Foundation of the German-speaking Mycological Society.

Marina received the publication award for the submitted publication in the journal "Nature Microbiology (2021)" with the title:

„Candida pathogens induce protective mitochondria-associated type I interferon signalling and a damage-driven response in vaginal epithelial cells “

Pekmezovic M*, Hovhannisyan H, Gresnigt MS*, Iracane E, Oliveira-Pacheco J, Siscar-Lewin S*, Seemann E, Qualmann B, Kalkreuter T, Müller S, Kamradt T, Mogavero S*, Brunke S*, Butler G, Gabaldón T, Hube B* (2021) Nat Microbiol 6(5), 643-657.

Philipp Kämmer, former post-doctoral researcher in our department, received the publication award for the submitted publication in the journal "mBio (2020)" with the title:

„Survival Strategies of Pathogenic Candida Species in Human Blood Show Independent and Specific Adaptations“

Kämmer P*, McNamara S*, Wolf T, Conrad T, Allert S*, Gerwien F*, Hünniger K, Kurzai O, Guthke R, Hube B*, Linde J, Brunke S* (2020) mBio 11(5), e02435-20.

* Members of our department involved in the publication.

We are delighted about the double award.

Congratulation Marina & Philipp!