Deutsch Intern
    Graduiertenkolleg 2157


    Project 1:
    Host-pathogen interactions revealed by 3D high resolution microscopy

    Project 2:
    Host factors required for the initiation and propagation of Chlamydia trachomatis infections

    Project 3:
    Bacterial and host cell factors important for the invasion and dissemination of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

    Project 4:
    Meningococcal ligands and molecular targets required for adhesion and penetration of the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier under shear stress

    Project 5:
    Virulence factors and regulators required during Campylobacter jejuni infections

    Project 6:
    Characterization of host cell responses after B. pertussis or S. aureus infection using 2D and 3D in vitro airway test systems

    • Maria Steinke, Department of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

    Project 8:
    Establishing a human colon model to study host-commensal-pathogen interactions under hypoxic conditions

    • Jörg Vogel, Institute for Molecular Infection Biology
    • Marco Metzger, Department of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

    Project 9:
    Advanced full-thickness human skin models to study vector-borne infections with human parasites

    Project 10:
    Analysis of the innate immune response of gastrointestinal epithelium in 3D organoids

    Project 11:
    Investigating Chlamydia, HPV and co-infection dynamics using human primary 3D cervical epithelial models 

    Project 12:
    RNA-Omics and Single Cell-omics of human pathogens in 3D tissue ex vivo models

    • Thomas Dandekar, Chair of Bioinformatics
    • Antoine-Emmanuel Saliba, Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research (HIRI)