Silvia Slesiona

Dr. Silvia Slesiona

Microbial Immunology

Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

Seit 2014 PostDoc Department MI, HKI, Jena
2012–2013 Specialist in veterinary laboratory medicine:  hematology, serology, clinical chemistry and disinfectant testing
2008–2011 PhD student, work group infectionmodels / microbial physiology and biochemistry, HKI, Jena
2008 Veterinary license
2002–2008 studies in veterinary medicine in Hanover
Publications

Funk J, Schaarschmidt B, Slesiona S, Hallström T, Horn U, Brock M (2016) The glycolytic enzyme enolase represents a plasminogen-binding protein on the surface of a wide variety of medically important fungal species. Int J Med Microbiol 306(1), 59-68. Details PubMed

Wilson D, Mayer FL, Miramón P, Citiulo F, Slesiona S, Jacobsen ID, Hube B (2014) Distinct roles of Candida albicans-specific genes in host-pathogen interactions. Eukaryot Cell 13(8), 977-989. Details PubMed

Mayer FL, Wilson D, Jacobsen ID, Miramón P, Slesiona S, Bohovych IM, Brown AJ, Hube B (2012) Small but crucial: the novel small heat shock protein Hsp21 mediates stress adaptation and virulence in Candida albicans. PLOS One 7(6), e38584. Details PubMed

Slesiona S, Gressler M, Mihlan M, Zaehle C, Schaller M, Barz D, Hube B, Jacobsen ID, Brock M (2012) Persistence versus escape: Aspergillus terreus and Aspergillus fumigatus employ different strategies during interactions with macrophages. PLOS One 7(2), e31223-e31223. Details PubMed

Slesiona S, Ibrahim-Granet O, Olias P, Brock M, Jacobsen ID (2012) Murine infection models for Aspergillus terreus pulmonary aspergillosis reveal long-term persistence of conidia and liver degeneration. J Infect Dis 205(8), 1268-1277. Details PubMed

Olias P, Gruber AD, Hafez HM, Lierz M, Slesiona S, Brock M, Jacobsen ID (2011) Molecular epidemiology and virulence assessment of Aspergillus fumigatus isolates from white stork chicks and their environment. Vet Microbiol 148(2-4), 348-355. Details PubMed

Jacobsen ID, Grosse K, Slesiona S, Hube B, Berndt A, Brock M (2010) Embryonated eggs as an alternative infection model to investigate Aspergillus fumigatus virulence. Infect Immun 78(7), 2995-3006. Details PubMed

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