Members


University of Greifswald

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dörte Becher

Project Leader of the Projects A1 and A2

Address

University of Greifswald
Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes
Institute for Microbiology
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 8
17487 Greifswald
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)3834 420 5903
Fax:     +49 (0)3834 420 5902
dbecheruni-greifswaldde

mikrobiologie.uni-greifswald.de

PhD students
Claudia Hirschfeld

Project A2

"Analysis of the phosphoproteome of Streptococcus pneumoniae"

claudia.hirschfelduni-greifswaldde

Pierre Mücke

Project A1

"Proteomic adaptation of Streptococcus pneumoniae to antimicrobial peptides"

pierre.mueckeuni-greifswaldde

associated PhD students
Juliane Hoyer

Project A1

"Investigation of infection-relevant stresses in Streptococcus pneumoniae"

hoyerjuni-greifswaldde

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Sven Hammerschmidt

Spokesman of the RTG1870 and Member of the Executive Board

Project Leader of the Projects B1 and B3

Address

University of Greifswald
Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes
Interfaculty Institute for Genetics and Functional Genomics
Dept. Molecular Genetics and Infection Biology
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 8
17487 Greifswald
Germany

Phone:+49 (0)3834 420 5700
Fax:    +49 (0)3834 420 5709
sven.hammerschmidtuni-greifswaldde

biologie.uni-greifswald.de

PhD students
Jolien Seinen

former PhD student at Jan Maarten van Dijl's Lab, University of Groningen

Project B3

"Respiratory infections in ICU patients"

jolien.seinenuni-greifswaldde

 

 

 

Franziska Voß

Project B1

"Investigation of the immunogenicity and protective efficacy of surface-localized lipoproteins of Streptococcus pneumoniae"

franziska.vossuni-greifswaldde

associated PhD students
Fabian Cuypers

"Respiratory co-infections of influenza A viruses and Staphylococcus aureus in mice"

Funding by: Federal Excellence Initiative “KoInfekt”

fabian.cuypersuni-greifswaldde

Stephanie Hirschmann

"Analysis of the regulatory network of Streptococcus pneumoniae"

hirschmansuni-greifswaldde

Richael O. Mills

"Identification of Streptococcus pneumoniae antigens under in vivo conditions and analysis of their pathophysiological role"

Funding: DAAD

Sebastian Skorka

"Elucidation of the pathomechanisms of bacterial and viral co-infections in mice"

Funding by: Federal Excellence Initiative “KoInfekt”

sebastian.skorkauni-greifswaldde

Nicolas Stelling

"Host-pathogen interplay in S.aureus and influenza A virus - mediated respiratory infections"

Funding by: Federal Excellence Initiative “KoInfekt”

nicolas.stellinguni-greifswaldde

Surabhi Surabhi

"Host-pathogen interplay in Streptococcus pneumoniae and Influenza A mediated respiratory infections"

Funding by: Federal Excellence Initiative “KoInfekt”

surabhi.surabhiuni-greifswaldde

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Lalk

Member of the Executive Board

Project Leader of the Projects A1 and A3

Address

University of Greifswald
Institute of Biochemistry
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 4
D-17487 Greifswald, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)3834 420 4867
Fax:     +49 (0)3834 420 4885
lalkuni-greifswaldde

biochemie.uni-greifswald.de

PhD students
Anne Leonard

Project A1

"Exploring metabolic adaptation of Streptococcus pneumoniae to environmental stresses"

annekarla.leonarduni-greifswaldde

3rd year mentee of the mentoring program "KarriereWegeMentoring" for female PhD students of the universities in Greifswald and Rostock.

KarriereWegeMentoring Greifswald

Daniel Schultz

Project A3

"Analysis of the metabolic host response in respiratory tract infections"

daniel.schultzuni-greifswaldde

Dr. rer. nat. Jan Pané-Farré

Project Leader of the Project B2

Address

University of Greifswald
Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes
Institute for Microbiology
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 8
17487 Greifswald
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)3834 420 5915
Fax:     +49 (0)3834 420 5902
janpfuni-greifswaldde

mikrobiologie.uni-greifswald.de

PhD students
associated PhD students
Anne Giese

"A systems biology perspective of regulatory and metabolic adaptation of Staphylococcus aureus to infection-related conditions"

Funding: DFG Collaborative Research Center TRR34

anne.gieseuni-greifswaldde

Anica Graf

"Expression and Function of Lipoproteins in Staphylococcus aureus"

anica.grafuni-greifswaldde

Funding: Familienfreundliche Hochschule EMAU Greifswald

2nd year mentee of the mentoring program "KarriereWegeMentoring" for female PhD students of the universities in Greifswald and Rostock.

KarriereWegeMentoring Greifswald

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Katharina Riedel

Member of the Executive Board

Project Leader of the Project B4

Address

University of Greifswald
Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes
Institute for Microbiology
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 8
17487 Greifswald
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)3834 420 5900
Fax:     +49 (0)3834 420 5902
riedelauni-greifswaldde

mikrobiologie.uni-greifswald.de

PhD students
Karolin Stoll-Ziegler

Project B4

"Impact of quorum-sensing regulated phenotypic traits on the pathogenicity of Burkholderia mallei"

karolin.stoll-ziegleruni-greifswaldde

 

associated PhD students
Alexander Graf

"Impact of membrane potential on Staphylococcus aureus biofilms"

Funding: DFG Collaborative Research Center TRR34

alexander.grafuni-greifswaldde

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Mario Stanke

Project Leader of the Project A4

Address

University of Greifswald
Institute for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Walther-Rathenau-Str. 47
D-17487 Greifswald, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)3834 420 4642
Fax:     +49 (0)3834 420 4640
mario.stankeuni-greifswaldde

math-inf.uni-greifswald.de

PhD students

University Medicine Greifswald

Prof. Dr. med. Barbara M. Bröker

Project Leader of the Projects C2 and C4

Address

University Medicine Greifswald
Institute for Immunology and Transfusion Medicine
Dept. for Immunology
Ferdinand-Sauerbruch-Straße
DZ7
D-17475 Greifswald, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)3834 86-5595
Fax:     +49 (0)3834 86-5490
broekeruni-greifswaldde

medizin.uni-greifswald.de/immun

PhD students
associated PhD students
Johannes Dick

Project C2

"Lipase 1 of Staphylococcus aureus and its influence on the immune system"

johannes.dickuni-greifswaldde

 

Juan José Izquierdo González

"Human T cell responses to Staphylococcus aureus proteins"

Funding: DFG Collaborative Research Center TRR34

jjizquierdoglezgmailcom

Daniel Mrochen

"Development of novel vaccines against Staphylococcus aureus"

Funding: InfectControl2020 (BMBF)

mrochenduni-greifswaldde

Maria Nordengrün

"The S. aureus allergome: functional effects of IgG4-binding proteins"

maria.nordengruenuni-greifswaldde

3rd year mentee of the mentoring program "KarriereWegeMentoring" for female PhD students of the universities in Greifswald and Rostock.

KarriereWegeMentoring Greifswald

Nicole Normann

"Characterization of the humoral immune response during a systemic bacterial infection"

Funding: BMBF Project

nicole.normannuni-greifswaldde

 

 

Dr. rer. nat. Silva Holtfreter

Project Leader of the Project C3

Address

University Medicine Greifswald
Institute for Immunology and Transfusion Medicine
Dept. for Immunology
Ferdinand-Sauerbruch-Straße
DZ7
D-17475 Greifswald, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)3834 86-5518
Fax:     +49 (0)3834 86-5486
silva.holtfreteruni-greifswaldde

medizin.uni-greifswald.de/immun

PhD students
associated PhD students
Patricia Trübe

"S. aureus colonization and infection in the mouse model - Tracking T cell responses and their manipulation by bacterial virulence factors"

patricia.truebeuni-greifswaldde

 

Prof. Dr. med. Ivo Steinmetz

Project Leader of the Project C1

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Uwe Völker

Project Leader of the Projects A2 and A5

Address

University Medicine Greifswald
Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes
Interfaculty Institute for Genetics and Functional Genomics
Dept. Functional Genomics
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 8
17487 Greifswald
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)3834 420 5800
Fax:     +49 (0)3834 420 5809
voelkeruni-greifswaldde

medizin.uni-greifswald.de/funkgenom

PhD students
Solomon Mekonnen

former PhD student in Jan Maarten van Dijl's Lab, University of Groningen

Project A5

"Interaction of S. aureus MRSA with the host: A multi-omics approach"

associated PhD students
Denise Dittmar

"Proteome analysis of Streptococcus suis under stress conditions and in host-pathogen interaction"

Funding by: BMBF

dd133437uni-greifswaldde

Tanja Meyer

"Host-pathogen interaction of Staphylococcus aureus - insight from a population-based perspective"

Funding: DFG Collaborative Research Center TRR34

tanja.meyeruni-greifswaldde

 

Anna Nagel

"Comparative proteome/transcriptome analyses of the adaptation of Staphylococcus aureus and Burkholderia pseudomallei to host cells"

anna.nageluni-greifswaldde

 


Associated partners in Greifswald

Dr. rer. nat. Jörg Bernhardt

University of Greifswald
Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes
Institute for Microbiology
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 8
D-17487 Greifswald, Germany

Phone +49 3834 420 5916
Fax +49 3834 420 5902
joerg.bernhardtuni-greifswaldde
mikrobiologie.uni-greifswald.de

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Uwe Bornscheuer

University of Greifswald
Institute of Biochemistry
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 4
D-17487 Greifswald, Germany

Phone +49 3834 86 4367
Fax +49 3834 86 794367
uwe.bornscheueruni-greifswaldde
biochemie.uni-greifswald.de

Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Greinacher

University Medicine Greifswald
Institute for Immunology and Transfusion Medicine
Dept. Transfusion Medicine
Ferdinand-Sauerbruch-Straße
D-17475 Greifswald, Germany

Phone +49 3834 86 5479
Fax +49 3834 86 795489
greinachuni-greifswaldde
medizin.uni-greifswald.de/transfus


Associated partners in the Netherlands

Dr. Marien de Jonge

Radboud University of Nijmegen
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre (RUNMC)

Department of Pediatrics
Laboratory of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Kapittelweg 29, 6525 EN
P.O. Box 9101
6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Phone +31 24 366 6406
Fax +31 24 366 6352
marien.dejongeradboudumcnl
www.radboudumc.nl

 

Prof. Dr. Jan Maarten van Dijl

Spokesman of the dutch associates

University of Groningen
University Medical Center Groningen

Department of Medical Microbiology
Molecular Bacteriology

Hanzeplein 1, HPC EB80
P.O. Box 30 001
9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands

Phone +31 50-3615187
Fax +31 50-3619105
j.m.van.dijl01@med.umcg.nl
www.umcg.nl


Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Peter Valentin-Weigand

University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Institute for Microbiology
Bischofsholer Damm 15
D-30173 Hannover, Germany

peter.valentintiho-hannoverde
www.tiho-hannover.de/en

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schaible

Research Center Borstel
Leibniz-Zentrum for Medicine and Biosciences
Dept. Cellular Microbiology
Parkallee 1-40
D-23845 Borstel, Germany

uschaiblefz-borstelde
www.fz-borstel.de

Prof. Dr. Alex van Belkum

bioMérieux SA
Unit Microbiology
R&D Microbiology
3, Route de Porte Michaud
38390 La Balme Les Grottes
France

alex.vanbelkumbiomerieuxcom
www.biomerieux.com

 


Alumni

PhD students
Abdullah, Mohammed: postdoc at Prof. Hammerschmidt's lab, Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes, Greifswald
Dörries, Kirsten: lab leader at AGROLAB GmbH, Kiel
Begunk, Swantje (geb. Reiß): scientific employee at CHEPLAPHARM, Greifswald
Schmidt, Imke: scientific employee at the Leibniz Institute DSMZ, Braunschweig
Schulz, Christian: postdoc at Prof. Dawn Bowdish's lab, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Westhoff, Philipp (geb. Gierok): postdoc at the Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences ISAS, Dortmund

associated PhD students
Binsker, Ulrike: postdoc at Prof. Jeffrey Weiser's lab, NYU School School of Medicine, New York, USA
Kanwal, Sajida
Muschter, Stefan: sales representative at Biozym Scientific GmbH, Hessisch Oldendorf
Pförtner, Henrike: postdoc at Prof. Völker's lab, Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes, Greifswald
Stentzel, Sebastian: scientific employee at IDT Biologika GmbH, Greifswald-Riems
Surmann, Kristin: postdoc at Prof. Völker's lab, Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes, Greifswald
Vu, Hai Chi: postdoc at the Institut de Biologie de l'École Normale Supérieure, Paris, Frankreich

MD fellows
Stanjek, Thomas (cand. Dr. med.)
Wiebe, Sergej (cand. Dr. med.)