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

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