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Herzlich willkommen, Professor Selkrig!

Seit dem 1. Februar 2022 arbeitet Juniorprofessor Joel Selkrig als W1-Professor für Mukosale Infektionsbiologie am Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie. Er studierte Molekulare und Medizinische…

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Marianne Grognot new professor and group leader at the Uniklinik RWTH Aachen of Medical Microbiology

We are glad that Marianne Grognot, PhD, decided to accept our offer and join our institute as junior professor to continue her work on biophysics of host-microbes interactions, using quantitative…

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Dunja von Zezschwitz defended her MD thesis

March 4th 2022, Dunja von Zezschwitz from the AG Hornef successfully defended her MD thesis entitled „The influence of bile acids and lactose on in vitro growth of Giardia lamblia“. Congratulations!

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Matthias Schmitz defended his Bachelor thesis

March 3th 2022, Matthias Schmitz from the AG Hornef successfully defended his Bachelor thesis entitled „Impact of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli infection on gene expression in murine small…

Successful PhD defense by our colleague Stefan Schlößer

Stefan Schlößer from the AG Hornef successfully presented and defended his PhD thesis “The influence of postnatal infectious challenge on enteric tissue development and epithelial cell…

Natalia Torow, PhD will speak at the British Society of Immunology meeting in Edinburgh

Natalia Torow, PhD, postdoc in the AG Hornef has been invited to give a talk at the British Society of Immunology Meeting in Edinburgh later this year. Her presentation is entitled “Delayed maturation…

Joel Selkrig new group leader at the Institute of Medical Microbiology

Joel Selkrig, PhD, specialist in microbial proteomics at the EMBL in Heidelberg accepted a position as Junior Professor at the Institute of Medical Microbiology and will join us beginning next year.…

Teresa Anslinger successfully defended her MD thesis

On Wednesday August 18th, Teresa Anslinger from the Hornef group successfully defended her MD thesis entitled “New quantification method for Giardia lamblia to assess age-dependent differences in a…

Etablierung des Euregional Microbiome Center in Maastricht

Am 7. Mai wurde in Maastricht im Rahmen einer virtuell und in Präsenz durchgeführten Veranstaltung das Euregional Microbiome Center (EMC), eine kooperative Initiative der Institute für Medizinische…

Niels van Best successfully defended his PhD thesis in Aachen and Maastricht

Having passed the examination of his PhD study „The nature of the gut microbiota in early life, origin and impact of pioneer species“ at the RWTH Aachen already some weeks ago, Niels on April…

ANR/BMBF Grant für die Entwicklung molekularer Strategien zur Reduktion von Antibiotika-Resistenzen

Auch in Zeiten der COVID-19 Pandemie sind multiresistente Bakterien weiterhin kontinuierlich auf dem Vormarsch und stellen eine der größten Gefahren für die globale Gesundheit dar. Im Rahmen des…

ERC Advanced Grant für die Erforschung von Infektionen bei Neugeborenen

Der Humanmediziner und Wissenschaftler Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Hornef, Direktor des Instituts für Medizinische Mikrobiologie an der Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, hat den mit 2,5 Millionen Euro dotierten…