Priority Research Area Infections

Cellular Microbiology

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  • NAREB EU FP7 Nanotherapeutics for Antibiotic Resistant Emerging Bacterial pathogens (-2018)
  • Leibniz Research Alliance INFECTIONS'21 - Transmission Control of Infections in the 21st Century (Speaker) (-2019)
  • SAW Projekt 566 The lung microbiota at the interface between airway epithelium and environment (-2019)
  • German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) – Thematical Translational Unit Tuberculosis (TTU-TB) Neutrophil signatures in tuberculosis (-2020)
  • BMBF Africa: TB Sequel Comorbidities, risk factors and long-term sequelae defining the individual outcome and public health impact of TB disease (-2020)
  • EVOLung Iron metabolism genes in the interaction between microbiota, host and tuberculosis (-2020)
  • ANTI-TB Targeted nanocarrier for anti-tuberculosis drug delivery (Speaker) (-2020)
  • DFG Russia-Germany Correlates of exacerbated and ameliorated pathogenesis in experimental and clinical tuberculosis (-2020)
  • DFG International Graduate School 1911 Immunoregulation of Inflammation in Allergy and Infection Project B7 Cross-talk between mycobacteria and neutrophils and its impact on tuberculosis persistence (-2022)



  • Alexander Apt, Vladimir Yeremeev, Central Institute for Tuberculosis, Moscow 107564, Russia; Properties on susceptibility and resistance in tuberculosis
  • Claus Feldmann, KIT, Karlsruhe; Lea Ann Dailey, University Halle; Katharina Schwarz, ITEM, Hannover; Robert Gieseler, Rodos Targospheres, Hannover; Klaus-Michael Lehr, HIPS, Saarbrücken; Corvin Nycolat, Scripps, La Jolla, USA: Targeted nanocarrier for anti-TB drug delivery
  • Esther Meyron-Holtz, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel: Iron in tuberculosis
  • John Baines, MPI for Evolutionar Biology, Plön; Ken Bruce, Kings College, London, UK: Pulmonary microbiota in infection and immunity
  • Albert Haas, University of Bonn: Trafficking of intracellular bacteria
  • Albert Sickmann, ISAS, Dortmund; Frank Schmidt, Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar; Moran Benhar, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel: Proteomics of host - pathogen interactions
  • Wolfgang Streit, University Hamburg; Joerg Steinmann, University Essen; Jan Rupp, UzL, Lübeck: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
  • Gareth Griffiths, Oslo; Rudi Reimer, HPI, Hamburg; Alke Meents, DESY, Hamburg: High resolution imaging of infection
  • Kerstin Schepanski, TROPOS, Leipzig; Gülsah Gabriel, HPI, Hamburg; Anne Paschke, Wolfgang Hein, GIGA, Hamburg: Aerosol transmission of airborne pathogens
  • Thomas von Woedtke, INP, Greifswald: Cold plasma in anti-tuberculosis therapy