PhD Students 2010

Patrick Bartholomäus

Research Topic: The effect of protease-mediated peptide and amino acid catabolism in Campylobacter jejuni on its proliferation, intracellular survival and persistence in a murine colonization model

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Hofreuter, Department of Medical Microbiology, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Biology, Molecular Virology, Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Nationality: German 

Marijana Basic

Research Topic: Dynamic interaction between bacteria and the intestinal barrier

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. André Bleich, Central Animal Laboratory, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Biology, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Nationality: Croatian

Friederike Behler

Research Topic: Dynamics of the lung host defense against S. pneumoniae infection in mice: role of the macrophage-inducible C-type lectin Mincle

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Maus, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Molecular Life Science, University of Lübeck, Germany

Nationality: German

Dagmara Bialy

Research Topic: The dynamics of intracellular transport of Herpes Simplex Virus during neuronal infections

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

Academic Background: Biotechnology, University of Gdánsk, Poland

Nationality: Polish

Fiordiligie Casilag

Research Topic: Immune Evasion in the initial phase of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Susanne Häußler, Department for Pathophysiology of Bacterial Biofilms, TWINCORE

Academic Background: Biology, Mokpo National University, South Korea

Nationality: Philippine

Michael Frahm

Research Topic: LPS attenuated Salmonella typhimurium for tumor therapy

Supervisor: Dr. Siegfried Weiß, Department of Gene Regulation and Differentiation, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig

Academic Background: Veterinary Medicine, Szent István University, Budapest, Hungary

Nationality: German

Kerstin Gnirß

Research Topic: Comparative analysis of HIV and Ebolavirus counteraction of tetherin, a novel antiviral host cell protein

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stefan Pöhlmann, Institute of Virology, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Biomedicine, Hannover Medical School, Germany

Nationality: German

Julia Heinrich

Research Topic: Redundant and non-redundant pathways of virus sensing

Supervisor:Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kalinke, Department of Experimental Infection Research, TWINCORE

Academic Background: Human Biology, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany

Nationality: German

Elham Kashani

Research Topic: Analysis of TCR-repertoire dynamics of FoxP3+ regulatory T cells and γδ T cells in the course of microbial infections

Supervisor: Dr. Immo Prinz, Institute of Immunology, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Biology, Ulm University, Germany

Nationality: Persian

Jennifer Kleine-Albers

Research Topic: Longitudinal analysis of maintenance mechanisms of cytomegalovirus genomes and of the immunological control during the chronic infection

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Messerle, Institute for Virology, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacology, University of Aberdeen, UK

Nationality: German

Ulrike Richter

Research Topic: The dynamics of interaction between herpes- and retroviral genomes and host chromatin

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

Academic Background: Biology, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany

Nationality: German

Johannes Schwerk

Research Topic: Identification of Interferon target cells and their time-resolved induction by viral infection

Supervisor: Dr. Hansjörg Hauser, Department of Gene Regulation and Differentiation, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig

Academic Background: Biology, TU Braunschweig, Germany

Nationality: German

Felix Stahl

Research Topic: Spatio-temporal distribution of mCMV following oral infection and inti-viral defence strategies in new born mice

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

Academic Background: Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany

Nationality: German

Milas Ugur

Research Topic: Modulation of immune cell egress during infection

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Oliver Pabst, Institute of Immunology, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Biotechnology, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

Nationality: Turkish

 

Zuobai Wang

Research Topic: Mechanisms of dendritic cell mediated recognition and immune regulation in intestinal infections with Citrobacter rodentium

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Tim Sparwasser, Institute for Infection Immunology, TWINCORE

Academic Background: Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Nationality: Chinese

Kontakt

Dr. Sabine Kirchhoff

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

 

Helmholtz Zentrum für Infektionsforschung

Inhoffenstraße 7

38124 Braunschweig

hzigrad.school@helmholtz-hzi.de