(2016) Enemies and brothers in arms: Candida albicans and gram-positive bacteria. Cell Microbiol 18(12), 1709-1715. (Review)
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|
(2016) A non-canonical melanin biosynthesis pathway protects Aspergillus terreus conidia from environmental stress. Cell Chem Biol 23(5), 587-597.
(2016) Dual-species transcriptional profiling during systemic candidiasis reveals organ-specific host-pathogen interactions. Sci Rep 6, 36055.
(2016) SCF Ubiquitin Ligase F-box Protein Fbx15 Controls Nuclear Co-repressor Localization, Stress Response and Virulence of the Human Pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus PLOS Pathog 12(9), e1005899.
(2016) The hypoxia-induced dehydrogenase HorA is required for coenzyme Q10 biosynthesis, azole sensitivity and virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus Mol Microbiol 101(1), 92-108.
(2015) Csr1/Zap1 maintains zinc homeostasis and influences virulence in Candida dubliniensis but is not coupled to morphogenesis. Eukaryot Cell 14(7), 661-670.
(2015) Of mice, flies - and men? Comparing fungal infection models for large-scale screening efforts. Dis Model Mech (8), 473-486.
(2015) Neutrophil activation by Candida glabrata but not Candida albicans promotes fungal uptake by monocytes. Cell Microbiol 17(9), 1259-1276.
(2015) Adaptation to thermotolerance in Rhizopus coincides with virulence as revealed by avian and invertebrate infection models, phylogeny, physiological and metabolic flexibility. Virulence 6(4), 395-403.