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Mathias Hornef as invited speaker at the Gordon Conference

Mathias Hornef was invited speaker at the Gordon Research Conference “Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction” July 21-26 2019 at Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, USA.

Congratulations to Andreas Pütz for the successful defence of his medical doctorate thesis!

His work is entitled "In vivo characterization of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) microcolonies using an oral neonatal mouse model" and was supervised by Aline Dupont, PhD within the Hornef...

Congratulation to Stephanie Perniciaro for her PhD!

Stephanie Russo Perniciaro from Champaign, Illinois (USA) has successfully defended her thesis in Mai this year. She worked in the National Reference Laboratory (NRZ) for Streptococci under the...

New Collaborative Research Center (CRC) Gut Liver Axis with members of the institute of Medical Microbiology funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

The German Research Foundation has decided in the last meeting that a new Collaborative Research Center (CRC) entitled "Gut Liver Axis - functional circuits and therapeutic targets" with...

Open position: W1 Juniorprofessor for Mucosal Immunology (with tenure track option)

Open position for an independent W1 Juniorprofessor for Mucosal Immunology (with tenure track option) at the Institute of Medical Microbiology, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen

We are looking for a researcher...

A new family of gut bacteria described

The Clavel lab with other colleagues in Germany report in the February edition of Microbiome the characterization of the family Muribaculaceae, which includes many prevalent and dominant bacterial...

Host-microbiota interaction study funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

The German Research Foundation funds a cooperative project between Oliver Pabst (Institute of Molecular Medicine), Tom Clavel, Hans-Peter Horz and Mathias Hornef (Institute of Medical Microbiology)...

Stefan Schlößer wins the poster prize at the 3D Tissue Infection Symposion in Würzburg

Stefan Schlößer from the Hornef group collected with his poster contribution „The influence of postnatal infectious challenge on enteric tissue maturation“ the most points and won together with his...

Decision of the DFG to fund a new priority program “Exit strategies of intracellular pathogens”

The senate of the DFG has announced in a press release from April 1st 2019 the establishment of 14 new priority programs. Of these, two focus on Life Science topics and one has been initiated by Prof....

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...