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Publication on the pathogenesis of neonatal Listeria infection

Dennis Pägelow, Kira van Vorst and Marcus Fulde, former group members that now work at the FU Berlin publish together with Mathias Hornef a study in Nature Communications in which they examine the...

Podcast: Pneumococcal Disease in Refugee Children in Germany

Stephanie Perniciaro, from the German National Reference Center, discusses invasive pneumococcal disease in refugee children in Germany with the Center for Disease, Control and Prevention.

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Host regulatory mechanism that shapes the neonatal microbiome published by the AG Hornef in Nature

Members of the AG Hornef identified a regulatory circuit of the murine host's intestinal epithelium that influences early colonization by commensal bacteria. They demonstrate age-dependent expression...

Nomination of Prof. Mathias Hornef for the PAULA-Teaching Award

The students council of the RWTH Faculty of Medicine has selected Prof. Mathias Hornef and thereby all colleagues involved in the new course “Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene” for a PAULA...

Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG) to Aline Dupont, PhD

Aline Dupont, PhD has received a DFG grant (research project funding) for a 3-year support of her position plus consumables for a project with the title " Host-pathogen interaction in a novel in vivo...

Study of Kaiyi Zhang, PhD, on the importance of individual Salmonella virulence factors for invasion of the mucosal epithelial barrier accepted for publication in PLoS Pathogens.

In this study, Kaiyi Zhang investigates for the first time the importance of four critical type III secretion system translocated virulence factors encoded by the Salmonella pathogenicity island...

Thomas Clavel receives ERS funding for his project on „Microfluidic isolation of bacteria from the human gut microbiome“

Thomas Clavel (Functional Microbiome Research Group, Institute of Medical Microbiology) receives ERS funding (OPEN Seed Fund Call 2017) for his project on „Microfluidic isolation of bacteria from the...

Funding for the new collaborative research initiative „Gut Liver Axis - functional circuits and therapeutic targets in health and disease" by the IZKF

Funding for the new collaborative research initiative „Gut Liver Axis - functional circuits and therapeutic targets in health and disease" by the Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research (IZKF)...

Radio-Feature "Ins Leben mit anderen - wie Mikroben für uns die Weichen stellen" produced by Christine Westerhaus and broadcasted by the Deutschlandfunk

Prof. Mathias Hornef from the Institute of Medical Microbiology of the RWTH University Hospital contributes to a Radio-Feature entitled "Ins Leben mit anderen - wie Mikroben für uns die Weichen...

Inaugural Lecture of Dr. Mark van der Linden

Dr. Mark van der Linden will give his public inaugural lecture on Mai 5th 2017 (at 4 p.m., lecture hall 5) entitled "Von Mäusen, Menschen und Pneumokokken" (engl.: Of mice, men and pneumococci"). Dr....

Tom Clavel appointed as W2 Professor at the Institute of Medical Microbiology, RWTH Aachen

Tom Clavel appointed as W2 Professor at the Institute of Medical Microbiology, RWTH Aachen Dr. Tom Clavel (PhD) joins the Institute on March 1st as new W2 Professor moving with his group from the ZIEL...

Collaborative review on neonatal mucosal immunology published in Mucosal Immunology

Natalia Torow from the group of Mathias Hornef at the RWTH Aachen together with Eva Gollwitzer from the group of Benjamin Marsland in Lausanne, Switzerland, published together a review on neonatal...