Continuation of the research support by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the priority program 1656 “Microbiota”
The Hornef group is funded for another three years by the DFG for a better understanding of the postnatal establishment of the enteric microbiota.
Publication in PLoS Pathogens from Aline Dupont, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen
Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC) mainly infect small infants and children and represent an important causative agent of gastroenteritis worldwide. In developing countries, EPEC constitutes a major...
START Grant to Aline Dupont, PhD
Aline Dupont, PhD has received a START grant (internal funding) for a 2-year PhD position plus consumables for the project „Plasticity of goblet cell gene expression in neonate mice following...
Publication in Nature Communications from Natalia Torow, Institute of Medical Microbiology, RWTH University Hospital
During birth, the sterile intestine for the first time encounters viable microorganisms. This is in contrast to the situation in the adult intestine in which a stable and diverse microbiota helps to...
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hans-Peter Horz talks in the German Broadcast (Deutschlandfunk) about „Phages as new antiinfectious strategy" (in German)
You can find the complete interview here.