Curriculum vitae

Professional Career
Since 05/2014 PostDoc at the MPM Department, HKI, Jena, Germany
05/2011–04/2014 Scientific Writer at “Primula Multimedia SrL”, Pisa, Italy
01/2008–03/2011 PhD in Microbiology and Genetics, University of Pisa, Italy & University of Würzburg, Germany
09/2005–10/2007 M.Sc. in Biomolecular Sciences and Technologies, University of Pisa, Italy
10/2001–07/2005 B.Sc. in Molecular and Biological Sciences, University of Pisa, Italy
07/2001 European Baccalaureat, Bergen, Netherlands

Publications

Mogavero S, Hube B (2021) Candida albicans Interaction with oral epithelial cells: Adhesion, invasion and damage assays. Methods Mol Biol 2260, 133-143.
Mogavero S, Sauer FM, Brunke S, Allert S, Schulz D, Wisgott S, Jablonowski N, Elshafee O, Krüger T, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage AA, Naglik JR, Dolk E, Hube B (2021) Candidalysin delivery to the invasion pocket is critical for host epithelial damage induced by Candida albicans. Cell Microbiol 23(10), e13378.
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) Candida pathogens induce protective mitochondria-associated type I interferon signalling and a damage-driven response in vaginal epithelial cells. Nat Microbiol 6(5), 643-657.
Pekmezovic M, Kaune AK, Austermeier S, Hitzler SUJ, Mogavero S, Hovhannisyan H, Gabaldón T, Gresnigt MS, Hube B (2021) Human albumin enhances the pathogenic potential of Candida glabrata on vaginal epithelial cells. PLoS Pathog 17(10), e1010037.
Zhang S, Edwards TN, Mogavero S, Mathers AR, Hube B, Berman J, Bougnoux ME, D'Enfert C, Kaplan DH (2021) Adenosine triphosphate released by Candida albicans is associated with reduced skin infectivity. J Invest Dermatol 141(9), 2306-2310.
König A, Müller R, Mogavero S, Hube B (2020) Fungal factors involved in host immune evasion, modulation and exploitation during infection. Cell Microbiol 23(1), e13272. (Review)
Ruben S, Garbe E, Mogavero S, Albrecht-Eckardt D, Hellwig D, Häder A, Krüger T, Gerth K, Jacobsen ID, Elshafee O, Brunke S, Hünniger K, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage AA, Morschhäuser J, Hube B, Vylkova S, Kurzai O, Martin R (2020) Ahr1 and Tup1 contribute to the transcriptional control of virulence-associated genes in Candida albicans. mBio 11(2), e00206-20.
Chu H, Duan Y, Lang S, Jiang L, Wang Y, Llorente C, Liu J, Mogavero S, Bosques-Padilla F, Abraldes JG, Vargas V, Tu XM, Yang L, Hou X, Hube B, Stärkel P, Schnabl B (2019) The Candida albicans exotoxin Candidalysin promotes alcohol-associated liver disease. J Hepatol 72(3), 391-400.
Pekmezovic M, Mogavero S, Naglik JR, Hube B (2019) Host-pathogen interactions during female genital tract infections. Trends Microbiol 27(12), 982-996. (Review)
Allert S*, Förster TM*, Svensson C-M, Richardson JP, Pawlik T, Hebecker B, Rudolphi S, Juraschitz M, Schaller M, Blagojevic M, Morschhäuser J, Figge MT, Jacobsen ID, Naglik JR, Kasper L, Mogavero S, Hube B; *authors contributed equally (2018) Candida albicans-induced epithelial damage mediates translocation through intestinal barriers. mBio 9(3), e00915.