PhD Students 2007

Lucie Bartonícková

Research Topic: Characterization of the type IV secretion system and secreted effectors in host interaction by Helicobacter hepaticus

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christine Josenhans, Department of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology, Hannover Medical School

Academic background: Microbiology and Medicine, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech


Sterzenbach T, Bartonickova L, Behrens W, Brenneke B, Schulze J, Kops F, Chin EY, Katzowitsch E, Schauer DB, Fox JG, Suerbaum S, Josenhans C. Role of the Helicobacter hepaticus flagellar sigma factor FliA in gene regulation and murine colonization. J Bacteriol. 2008 Oct;190(19):6398-408. Epub 2008 Aug 8.


2nd poster prize for poster presentation at the International Symposium on The Bacterial Cell Envelope in Blaubeuren, Sep30 - Oct 3, 2009. 



Semrah Kati

Research Topic: The role of the epigenetic modifications during KSHV latent persistence

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Schulz, Department of Virology, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Biochemistry, Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany

Nationality: German


Thalea Koithan

Research Topic: Identification and characterization of new host factors required for the cell entry of herpes simplex virus type 1 into neurons

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Beate Sodeik, Virology, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Biotechnology, Technical University Braunschweig, Germany

Nationality: German


Georgios-Leandros Moschovakis

Research Topic: Conditional CCR7-deficient and CCR7-proficient mice to study Tolerance and Immunity

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Reinhold Förster, Institute of Immunology, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria

Nationality: Greek



Dr. Sabine Kirchhoff

GS-FIRE (HZI International Graduate School for Infection Research)

Helmholtz Zentrum für Infektionsforschung
Inhoffenstraße 7
38124 Braunschweig