(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.
Prof. Dr. Ilse Denise JacobsenMicrobial Immunology · Head Deputy Director +49 3641 532-1223 firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Research Areas
- Immunology and infection biology of pathogenic fungi
- In vivo and ex vivo infection models
- Mucosal pathogen-host-interaction
|since 2014||Professor for Microbial Immunology, FSU Jena|
|since 2013||Head of the research group "Microbial Immunology", HKI Jena|
|2013||Habilitation and Venia legendi in microbiology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena|
|2007-2013||Head of the working group "Infection Models" within the department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, HKI Jena, Deputy Supervisor|
|2007||Veterinary surgeon specialising in microbiology|
|2005-2007||Research assistant (postdoc) at the Institute for Microbiology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hanover, within the SFB 587 (immune reaction of the lungs in case of infection and allergy, project A4)|
|2002-2005||PhD studies at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Hanover, project: "molecular mechanisms of the adaptation of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae to the respiratory tract of pigs" (DFG Research Training Group 745: Mucosal host-pathogen-interaction), PhD degree summa cum laude|
|1995-2001||Studies in veterinary medicine in Hanover and Pretoria, South Africa|
Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities
|since 2013||Note taker within the specialist group "eukaryotic pathogens", Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie (DGHM)|
|2013||Co-organiser FEBS Advanced Practical Course "state-of-the-art infection models for human pathogenic fungi"|
|since 2012||Academic editor for PLoS One and Medical Mycology Case Reports|
|2010-2013||Deputy member of the advisory panel in accordance with § 15 clause 1 Animal Welfare Act, Thuringia|
|2007||Partial fellowship for taking part in the course molecular mycology: current approaches to fungal pathogenesis, Woods Hole, USA|
|2005||Award in veterinary medicine from the Kurt-Alten-Foundation for the best PhD-thesis|
|2001-2004||Fellow at the DFG’s research training group 745|
|2000||Full fellowship (The Wellcome Trust) at the summer school: fundamentals of veterinary science, University of Cambridge, UK|
|1998||Awards from the H. Wilhelm Schaumann Stiftung zu Hamburg for the best student achievements|
|1995-2001||Fellow at the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes|
(2011) Detection of precursor lesions of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in PET-CT in a genetically engineered mouse model of pancreatic cancer. Neoplasia 13(2), 180-186.
(2011) Pathogenesis of Candida albicans infections in the alternative chorio-allantoic membrane chicken embryo model resembles systemic murine infections. PLOS One 6(5), e19741-e19741.
(2011) Pyomelanin formation in Aspergillus fumigatus requires HmgX and the transcriptional activator HmgR but is dispensable for virulence. PLOS One 6(10), e26604.
(2011) The Candida albicans-specific gene EED1 encodes a key regulator of hyphal extension. PLOS One 6(4), e18394.
(2011) Molecular epidemiology and virulence assessment of Aspergillus fumigatus isolates from white stork chicks and their environment. Vet Microbiol 148(2-4), 348-355.
(2011) Fungal species identification from avian lung specimens by single hypha laser microdissection and PCR product sequencing. Med Mycol 49(1), 56-61.
(2011) Secretome analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus reveals Asp-hemolysin as a major secreted protein. Int J Med Microbiol 301(7), 602-611.
(2010) Secreted Aspergillus fumigatus protease Alp1 degrades human complement proteins C3, C4, and C5. Infect Immun 78(8), 3585-3594.
(2010) Heptahelical receptors GprC and GprD of Aspergillus fumigatus are essential regulators of colony growth, hyphal morphogenesis, and virulence. Appl Environ Microbiol 76(12), 3989-3998.