(2017) Aspergillus fumigatus morphology and dynamic host interactions. Nat Rev Microbiol 15(11), 661-674.
Dr. Mark GresnigtAdaptive Pathogenicity Strategies · Head +49 3641 532-1305 firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Research Areas
- Infection biology of human pathogenic fungi (Candida albicans)
- Immunology of fungal infections
- Host-pathogen interactions
- Fungal adaptation to the host
|Junior Research Group Leader, Leibniz Institute of Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute, Adaptive Pathogenicity Strategies|
|Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, Leibniz Institute of Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute, Dept. Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms|
|03/2018-04/2018||Language Course German, Dresden, Germany|
|08/2015-03/2018||Postdoctoral researcher, Radboud University Medical Center, Department of Internal medicine, Nijmegen Institute for Infectious Diseases. Project: The development of novel immunomodulatory strategies for disseminated fungal infections|
|10/2010-05/2015||Phd, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, department of internal medicine, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Project: Pattern recognition and cytokine signalling pathways in the host defence against Aspergillus fumigatus|
|02/2008-08/2010||M.Sc. Medical Biology, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands|
|07/2003-07/2007||B.Sc. Biology and Medical Laboratory Research, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Enschede, The Netherlands|
Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities
|2021||Research award of the German speaking society for Mycology (DMykG)|
|2021||Science Award Life Sciences and Physics 2021 Beutenberg Campus e.V. Jena|
|Since 2021||Member and PI of the DFG SFB/TR 124 programme "Pathogenic fungi and their human host: Networks of interaction – FungiNet'"|
|Since 2020||DFG Emmy Noether grant|
|2020||Journal of Fungi Travel Award|
|2020||Co-Organizer of the FEBS advanced practical course “State-of-the-art infection models for human pathogenic fungi” in Jena, Germany|
|2019||PLoS Pathogens Postdoctoral Poster Award, Advanced lecture course on Human Fungal Pathogens|
|2019||ESCMID Research Grant 2019|
|2019||Co-organizer of the winter school of the FunHoMic Marie Curie International Training Network|
|2018-2021||Two publication awards of the Deutschsprachigen Mykologischen Gesellschaft (DMykG; as co-author)|
|2018||Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers|
|2018||Golden pipette award by the Laboratory for Experimental Internal Medicine Radboud University Nijmegen Medical center|
|2016||3rd prize for best thesis by the Radboud institute for molecular life sciences (RIMLS)|
|2015||Van Beckum thesis Award for best PhD thesis in the field of immunology by the Dutch society for Immunology (NVVI)|
|2015||Youth development Prize by the German speaking society for Mycology (DMykG)|
|Since 2014||Ad hoc reviewer for 19 journals eLife, PLoS Pathogens, mBio, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Frontiers Immunology, Cellular Microbiology, FEMS microbiology letters, Microbial Pathogenesis, Virulence, and others|
|2013||ALLFUN Investigators Award|
(2017) Personalized medicine in influenza: a bridge too far or the near future? Curr Opin Pulm Med 23(3), 237-240.
(2016) Aspergillus cell wall melanin blocks LC3-associated phagocytosis to promote pathogenicity. Cell Host Microbe 19(1), 79-90.
(2016) Aspergillus Cell Wall Chitin Induces Anti- and Proinflammatory Cytokines in Human PBMCs via the Fc-γ Receptor/Syk/PI3K Pathway. mBio 7(3),
(2016) Broad defects in the energy metabolism of leukocytes underlie immunoparalysis in sepsis. Nat Immunol 17(4), 406-413.
(2016) Reducing hypoxia and inflammation during invasive pulmonary aspergillosis by targeting the Interleukin-1 receptor. Sci Rep 6, 26490.
(2016) Rewiring cellular metabolism via the AKT/mTOR pathway contributes to host defence against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in human and murine cells. Eur J Immunol 46(11), 2574-2586.
(2016) Integrated transcriptomic and proteomic analyses of P. falciparum gametocytes: molecular insight into sex-specific processes and translational repression. Nucleic Acids Res 44(13), 6087-6101.
(2016) LC3-associated phagocytosis: a crucial mechanism for antifungal host defence against Aspergillus fumigatus. Cell Microbiol 18(9), 1208-1216.
(2015) Recognition of Coxiella burnetii by toll-like receptors and nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain-like receptors. J Infect Dis 211(6), 978-987.