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2020-04-29

Regulation of hyphal formation of the human pathogenic fungus Candida albicans further elucidated

Joint publication of Fungal Septomics and Host Fungal Interfaces in mBio

The human pathogenic fungus Candida albicans is the leading cause of invasive Candida infections, which often lead to sepsis. The fungus can grow in different morphologies and changes between yeast st…

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2020-04-16

Prof. Dr. Hortense Slevogt in a webinar about COVID-19 pandemic

Prof. Dr. Hortense Slevogt, head of the Host Septomics research group for infection and microbiomics research, was invited by the German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce to hold a webinar on the current CO…

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2019-09-19

Sina Coldewey awarded the Charlotte Lehmann Foundation Research Prize

Sina Coldewey, head of NWG Translational Septomics and senior physician of the Clinic for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care at the UKJ was awarded the Charlotte Lehmann Foundation Research Prize at t…

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2019-07-26

What influence does the amino acid metabolism have on the virulence of human pathogenic fungi?

Review in Current Clinical Microbiology Reports online

Invasive fungal infections are an increasing health problem, especially for people with an impaired immune system. In their recently published review, Enrico Garbe and Dr. Slavena Vylkova (both NWG Ho…

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2019-07-12

Rewarded research

Dr. Franziska Gerwien received poster award

The scientific committee of the 7th Conference on Physiology of Yeast and Filamentous Fungi honored the research work of Dr. Franziska Gerwien, Postdoc in the NWG Host Fungal Interfaces (Head: Dr. Sla…

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2019-06-04

Research through intercultural diversity

The ZIK Septomics took part in the 7th Diversity Day on Ernst Abbe Campus of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Research and work at the science campus Beutenberg is characterized by a high degree of internationality. This became clear at the joint information stand of several research institutes of the Beutenb…

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2018-09-28

Jena’s proposal for the research cluster ‘Balance of the Microverse’ to be funded

Jenaer Antrag für Forschungsverbund „Balance of the Microverse“ wird in der Exzellenzstrategie des Bundes und der Länder gefördert / Forschungsprofil der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena wird weit…

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2018-09-10

2nd prize for Candida photo

Microscopic image of Candida albicans convinced at the Myk2018 in Innsbruck

Within the scope of the 52nd Scientific Conference of the Germanspeaking Mycological Society, which took place in Innsbruck from 6-8 September 2018, the microscopic image of a Candida albicans hyphal …

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2018-06-21

Reward for doctoral thesis by Dr. Surabhi Goyal

The doctoral thesis of Surabhi Goyal "The Role of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in C-Type Lectin Receptors and the Signal…

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2018-05-30

8th Jena Company Run - Septomics again at the start

The 8th Jena company run took place in brilliant sunshine and high summer temperatures. As in the years before, ZIK Septomics put together a…

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Doctorate congrats!

Surabhi Goyal successfully defended her PhD thesis "The Role of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in C-Type Lectin Receptors and the Signaling Molecules in their Pathways in Susceptibility towards developing Pulmonary Tuberculosis in an Indian Population” on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018. She conducted her PhD project in the Host Septomics research Group.