|09/2012-05/2016||Post Doc, Department MI, HKI, Jena|
|07–09/2011||Post Doc, Department MPM, HKI, Jena|
|2007–2011||PhD student, Department MPM, HKI, Jena|
|10–12/2007||Scientific Co-worker, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin|
|06–10/2006||PhD student, Leibniz Institute for Age Research|
|2000–2006||Study of Biology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena|
|2005–2006||Diploma thesis, Max Plank Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena|
Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities
|2007||DMykG poster award|
|03-08/2003||ERASMUS scholarship at the Vrije University Amsterdam, Netherlands|
(2018) Candida albicans-induced epithelial damage mediates translocation through intestinal barriers. mBio 9(3), e00915.
(2018) Intestinal epithelial cells and T cells differentially recognize and respond to Candida albicans yeast and hypha. Eur J Immunol 48(11), 1826-1837.
(2017) Antifungal defense of probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG is mediated by blocking adhesion and nutrient depletion. PLOS ONE 12(10), e0184438.
(2016) Dual-species transcriptional profiling during systemic candidiasis reveals organ-specific host-pathogen interactions. Sci Rep 6, 36055.
(2016) Candidalysin is a fungal peptide toxin critical for mucosal infection. Nature 532(7597), 64-68.
(2014) Pathogenicity mechanisms and host response during oral Candida albicans infections. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 12(7), 867-879. (Review)
(2013) Clotrimazole dampens vaginal inflammation and neutrophil infiltration in response to Candida albicans infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57(10), 5178-5180.
(2012) Candida albicans dimorphism as a therapeutic target. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 10(1), 85-93. (Review)
(2012) Candida albicans-epithelial interactions: dissecting the roles of active penetration, induced endocytosis and host factors on the infection process. PLOS One 7(5), e36952.
(2011) Host-pathogen interactions and virulence-associated genes during Candida albicans oral infections. Int J Med Microbiol 301(5), 417-422. (Review)
(2011) Candida albicans interactions with epithelial cells and mucosal immunity. Microbes Infect 13(12-13), 963-976. (Review)
(2011) From attachment to damage: defined genes of Candida albicans mediate adhesion, invasion and damage during interaction with oral epithelial cells. PLOS One 6(2), e17046.
(2011) Candida albicans adhesion to and invasion and damage of vaginal epithelial cells: stage-specific inhibition by clotrimazole and bifonazole. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55(9), 4436-4439.
(2010) Cellular interactions of Candida albicans with human oral epithelial cells and enterocytes. Cell Microbiol 12(2), 248-271.
(2010) A bifunctional geranyl and geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase is involved in terpene oleoresin formation in Picea abies. Plant Physiol 152(2), 639-655.
(2010) Die Phasen des Invasionsprozesses von Candida albicans. DERM (5), 332-336.
(2009) Identifying infection-associated genes of Candida albicans in the postgenomic era. FEMS Yeast Res 9(5), 688-700. (Review)