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Niels van Best published his study on the enteric microbiota of preterm neonates under probiotic therapy in "Gut Microbes"

In collaboration with neonatologists of the RWTH University Hospital Aachen and colleagues from the University Hospital Maastricht (NL), Niels studied changes of the early enteric microbiome of…

Congratulations to Ambre Riba, PhD, for her publication in Science Translational Medicine!

Ambre reports in her paper on a new infection model with the human enteropathogenic protozoon Giardia lamblia.

Giardia lamblia is an important causative agent of diarrhea in adult travelers. In…

Annika Balduin and Clemens Mingels from the AG Hornef successfully passed their exams

This week, Annika Balduin and Clemens Mingels passed their Bachelor exam and medical thesis defense, respectively, both with an impressive performance. Congratulations!

Niels van Best publishes his work on the role of bile acids on the maturation of the early gut microbiome in nature Communications

Niels van Best from the Hornef lab characterized in close collaboration with John Penders from the University in Maastricht and colleagues from Hannover and Leipzig as part of his PhD work the…

Publication of a review article together with Andrew Macpherson and Staphanie Ganal-Vonarburg in Science

Mathias Hornef published together with colleagues from the University of Bern, Switzerland, Andrew Macpherson and Stephanie Ganal-Vonarburg, a review article on the influence of microbial substrates…

Congratulations to Thaysa Tagliaferri for the successful defence of her doctorate thesis

Thaysa Tagliaferri has successfully defended her doctorate thesis on 15 January 2020. The title of her bi-nationally supervised thesis is: „EXPLORING THE CRISPR-CAS9 POTENTIAL TO REVERT BETA-LACTAM…

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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…